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Scouring government websites for that specific piece of information you need can be an arduous task, so we went ahead and did the grunt work for you. Welcome to the Poms Connects Resource Links page, where we have compiled links from a myriad of resources, ranging from state and local government, employment law organizations, research tools, and more.

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Federal Government Links

Forms, instructions, and publications in PDF format.
As part of the state-federal partnership in administering the Medicaid and CHIP programs, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issues guidance in the form of letters to State Medicaid Directors, letters to State Health Officials (often regarding CHIP policy or financing issues), Informational Bulletins, and Frequently Asked Questions to communicate with states and other stakeholders regarding operational issues related to Medicaid and CHIP.
eTools and the eMatrix are "stand-alone," interactive, Web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics.
This page provides links to numerous OSHA resources and information designed specifically for small business employers, including safety and health tools and publications, easy-to-follow guides for specific OSHA standards, and descriptions of benefits that small businesses receive from OSHA.
This page contains links to all current OSHA standards, provides information on the rulemaking process used to develop workplace health and safety standards, and includes links to all Federal Register notices that are currently open for comment.
OSHA offers a wide selection of training courses and educational programs to help broaden worker and employer knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces.
Section 301 of the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (the No Fear Act), requires each federal agency to post summary statistical data pertaining to complaints of employment discrimination filed against it by employees, former employees and applicants for employment under 29 C.F.R. Part 1614. The specific data to be posted is described in section 301(b) of the Act and 29 CFR 1614.704. The required summary statistical data for EEO complaints filed against DOL is available here.
All sorts of people use the Department of Labor (DOL) Web site. Here is a list of pages that workers, students, employers, and our other customers are going to most frequently.
Official publications on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in addition to answers to the most frequently asked questions.
This Advisor helps employers determine which major federal employment laws administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) apply to their business or organization, what recordkeeping and reporting requirements they must comply with, and which posters they need to post. The Advisor can help all employers, including non-profit organizations, private sector businesses and government agencies.
This Guide describes the major statutes and regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that affect businesses and workers. The Guide is designed mainly for those needing "hands-on" information to develop wage, benefit, safety and health, and nondiscrimination policies for businesses.
Information that agency Form 462 preparers and EEO Directors need to understand concerning the data that must be entered into the agency’s Annual Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Statistical Report of Discrimination Complaints.
The EEOC Assessment System has two parts. PART ONE asks general questions about your complaint to help you decide if the EEOC is the correct agency to assist you. After answering the questions in PART ONE, you may be asked if you would like to continue with PART TWO. The second part is an Intake Questionnaire with more specific questions about your employment situation.
An overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as compliance assistance materials such as fact sheets, posters, and more.
These are the most frequently requested Department of Labor forms. You can complete some forms online, while you can download and print all others.