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CCH 2007 U.S. Master Human Resources Guide Offers Complete, One-stop Source for HR Professionals

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 1, 2007) – CCH, a leading provider of human resources and employment law information and services and part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, is now offering the ninth edition of the 2007 U.S. Master™ Human Resources Guide, an authoritative, single-source desktop reference covering the entire body of knowledge of human resources management. (For more information or to order, call 1-800-248-3248 or visit Price is $99.95, plus applicable tax, shipping and handling).

“With demands on HR professionals ever increasing in scope and complexity, the Guide is an essential resource that provides comprehensive coverage of important issues combined with time-saving tools to help HR professionals tackle both the ordinary and extraordinary tasks they face on a daily basis,” said Kristen Kaplan, CCH product manager.

Guide Offers Up-to-date, Comprehensive Coverage, Useful Tools

The 2007 U.S. Master Human Resources Guide covers the basic principles and concepts of the human resources management function as well as comprehensive summaries of all federal employment laws, individual rights, discrimination, hiring, compensation, benefits, performance management, career development and labor relations.

The Guide also offers practical information and examples to help HR professionals with discussions of the latest HR challenges, such as workplace violence, employment discrimination, international HR management and HR information systems. And to keep professionals current with human resources law, the Guide provides summaries of the most significant Supreme Court decisions reached in the field.

This 2007 edition has been updated to include the most recent cases, government studies and legislation affecting human resources management. Expanded topics include:

  • An in-depth discussion of EEO-1, including the addition of two or more races and changes in job categories, as well as EEOC amendments to its compliance manual to define discrimination based on a person’s color;
  • Extensive examination on the issue of reasonable accommodation pertaining to persons with disabilities;
  • Provisions of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act, including the rights and obligations of returning service members;
  • Changes in pension-related issues as a result of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, including funding modifications, hybrid pensions, distributing pension plan documents, administering pension advice and disclosing information about endangered plans; and
  • A thorough explanation of the advantages and requirements of health savings accounts and other tax-favored health plans.

In addition, the Guide includes descriptions of state-of-the-art practices, from HR outsourcing to diversity, workplace security and international issues, including practical examples of how to apply them in work settings.

Time-saving tools include charts, forms, checklists, worksheets and a glossary of over 700 definitions of industry-specific terms.

Designed for the front-line human resources professional, the CCH 2007 U.S. Master Human Resources Guide is also a useful desktop reference for attorneys, accountants, consultants and libraries. The comprehensive content and clear definitions also make it suitable for use in human resources courses and training programs.

The Guide includes those subjects defined as “in the common body of knowledge” by the Human Resources Certification Institute, for the purpose of preparing examinations for the Professional in Human Resources and Senior Professional in Human Resources examinations. This makes the Guide an excellent resource to use alone or to supplement other study materials in preparing for certification examinations.

About the Author

Dr. Donald W. Myers, D.B.A. is a seasoned consultant, teacher, researcher and author in the field of human resources management. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Human Resource Management in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University.

For More Information

For more information or to order the 1,094-page 2007 U.S. Master Human Resources Guide, call CCH at 1-800-248-3248 or visit Single copy price for each book is $99.95 plus applicable tax, shipping and handling. Quantity discounts and school adoption pricing are available.

About Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading provider of research products and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal and business professionals, as well as casebooks and study aids for law students. Its major product lines include Aspen Publishers, CCH, Kluwer Law International and Loislaw. Its markets include law firms, law schools, corporate counsel and professionals requiring legal and compliance information. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of Wolters Kluwer, is based in New York City and Riverwoods, Ill.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory, and education sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2006) of €3.7 billion, employs approximately 19,900 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. For more information, visit

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EDITORS’ NOTE: Editorial review copies of the CCH 2007 U.S. Master Human Resources Guide, are available upon request for members of the press. Contact Leslie Bonacum, 847-267-7153 or or Neil Allen, 847-267-2179 or


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