NEHRA Members Gain Free Access to CCH’s HR LegiStateTM

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., July 11, 2005) – Members of the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA) now have an easy way to keep up with the latest developments in state employment law thanks to a partnership between NEHRA and CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of human resources information and software (

As one of their benefits, NEHRA members have free access to a special, six-state version of CCH’s HR LegiStateTM information service. HR LegiState is a web-based single source for federal and state employment law summaries, allowing users to go directly to the summaries they need by choosing the jurisdiction and topic.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer our members access to this CCH service from our web site,” said Joan Bowen, executive director of NEHRA. “Members can check the state employment law of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, and easily compare how different states handle various issues. It’s also easy to evaluate your organization’s policies and practices for compliance with state law.”

“CCH is pleased that through this partnership, we’re able to give NEHRA members up-to-date, authoritative information,” said Kristen Kaplan, product manager for CCH. “Through HR LegiState, NEHRA members can be aware of developments that can affect their organizations in time to take action and ensure compliance. For example, they were alerted in June about the requirements for health insurance coverage in Maine that take effect this October.”

HR LegiState’s federal and state employment law summaries are prepared by CCH’s attorneys who specialize in labor and employment law. Content is updated as the law changes, so NEHRA members receive the most current information, with no maintenance required on their parts.

Availability and Pricing

For more information or to order HR LegiState, call 1-800-449-9525 or visit the CCH online store at An annual online subscription to HR LegiState All States is $519 and HR LegiState 3 States is $208.

About the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA)

NEHRA is New England’s premier human resources association. Since 1985, NEHRA has provided HR professionals with programs, information and relationships that stimulate professional growth and enhance workplace contributions. The mission of the Northeast Human Resources Association is to lead, advance and influence the management of human resources. For more information about the Northeast Human Resources Association visit or call 781-235-2900.


CCH INCORPORATED is a leading provider of employment law, human resources and safety information for attorneys, human resource and safety professionals. The CCH Human Resources web sites are and Headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., CCH was founded in 1913 and has served more than four generations of business professionals and their clients. CCH is a Wolters Kluwer company ( and, with Aspen Publishers, is part of the Wolters Kluwer Legal unit.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2004) of €3.3 billion, employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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