Legislative Action Links
Welcome to the Legislative Action section of TCHRA’s website. Check here first to learn the important, up-to-date information on legislative and other legal issues you need to stay informed in your profession.
On these pages you can:
- Read about recent and planned legislative activities in Minnesota
- Connect to lists of legislators in Minnesota and Washington D.C. so that you can voice your opinions
- Obtain sample letters to send to your legislators on relevant topics of vital interest to you and your employer
- Link to other related sites, such as SHRM. New sites will be added over time, so check for new entries!
National Healthcare Reform FAQ’s
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which was enacted in March 2010, includes many changes related to health care coverage and raises a number of questions for employers. The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury (Departments) jointly provided guidance in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to assist in implementing ACA’s changes.
Minnesota State Legislature
United States Senate
United States House of Representatives
HR Voice (SHRM Members Only)
SHRM members are automatically enrolled in HR Voice. HR Voice assists you in taking proactive steps to shape public policy affecting the HR profession. SHRM members, through the HR Voice program, can play an instrumental part in influencing legislation on the national and state levels.
Learn More About HR Voice
Other Minnesota State Government Websites
Federal Department of Labor (DOL)
Statistics, laws, and regulations as well as programs and services related to the U.S. workforce
MN Department of Labor & Industry
Includes MNOSHA, labor standards, workers' compensation.
MN Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals
This site provides information about the Court and court procedures.
MN Department of Revenue
Includes tax rates and withholding tables.
MN State Government Online
Homepage of the State of Minnesota government.
MN Department of Economic Security
Provides information on unemployment statistics as well as services for job seekers and employers.
Search Minnesota statutes by key words or phrases.
Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Investigates charges of illegal discrimination. Information regarding sexual harassment, affirmative action plans and the Minnesota Human Rights Act.