NLRB and ACA. EEOC, DOL, OSHA and FMLA. Simply trying to keep straight the alphabet soup of agencies, regulations and laws that affect HR is enough to make you LOL.
I make light of it, but to argue, as some have, that politics has no place at work is ridiculous. From labor relations to health care to workplace safety, there are significant points where D.C. intersects with HR.
That’s not even considering the active stance some employers have taken in the early days of the Trump administration on issues like immigration. But really, that’s nothing new. In the battle for