The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC web site contains a lot of guidance on Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). It also instructs individuals on how to file a charge of discrimination and lists all field offices to facilitate filings against employers. Additionally you will find the Investigator's Compliance Manual; statistics on the number and types of charges being filed against employers.
The US Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor is home to the federal agencies that regulate wage and hour issues (Wage and Hour Division), safety (OSHA and MSHA), veterans affairs (VETS), government contractors (OFCCP) and many other matters. Mandatory posters, the OFCCP's Equal Opportunity Survey form and instructions; advice on military leaves under USERRA; wage and hour information for FLSA and FMLA; VETS-100 form and instructions. Find a sample affirmative action program for small employers (under 150 employees) posted on the OFCCP web site.
The National Labor Relations Board
The NLRB provides access forms for filing a charge against an employer (Form 501) and a petition for a union election (Form 502).
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA provides safety training program materials, including Power point slides; user-friendly search of directives that may apply to your employer.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
This site is home to the infamous opinion letter that applies the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s notice and authorization requirements to internal investigations that are conducted by third parties. Click on "Business Guidance" and then FCRA.
The Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration has information about Medicare, Medicaid, employer wage reporting and you can even find out how much your individual SSA benefit will be, using an on-line calculator.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
The IRS website has a particularly good keyword search feature, to help you find information on taxation and withholding issues. You can access free newsletters, including one called Employee Plans Corner; and lots of forms and publications.
The US Department of State
The US Department of State provides current travel warnings for international travel.
The US Department of Homeland Security
Find information on preparing your business for emergencies and disasters.
US House of Representatives
United States Senate
United States Census
Business USA - Affordable Care Act
This site is a one-stop-shop Website which will provide employers of all sizes educational materials on how the Affordable Care Act may affect businesses and help them compete. The site includes a wizard tool that is tailored based on size and location, so businesses can learn how the law helps them provide affordable coverage options to their employees while still meeting their bottom line.
Thomas Legislative Information (Library of Congress)