AAP Affirmative Action Plan

ACH Automatic Clearing House

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act

ADEA Age Discrimination in Employment Act

AMA American Management Association

AOE Arising Out of Employment

APA American Payroll Association

BFOQ Bona Fide Occupational Qualification

CDHP Consumer Driven Health Plan

CEAP Certified Employee Assistance Professional

COBRA Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

CODA Cash or Deferred Arrangements

COE In the Course and Scope of Employment

DFEH Department of Fair Employment and Housing

DOL Department of Labor

EACC Employee Assistance Certification Commission

EAPA Employee Assistance Professionals Association

EASNA The Employee Assistance Society of North America

EE Eligible Employee

EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEVS Electronic Employment Verification System

EGTRRA The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001

EPA Equal Pay Act

EPO Employment Process Outsourcing

FACTA Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act

FEHA Fair Employment and Housing Act

FEPA Fair Employment Practices Agency

FLSA Fair Labor Standards Act

FMLA Family and Medical Leave Act

GLB Gramm-Leach Biley Act

GPHR Global Professional in Human Resources

HCE Highly Compensated Employees

HCS Hazard Communication Standard

HDHP High Deductible Health Plan

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HMO Health Maintenance Organization

HRA Health Reimbursement Account

HRCI Human Resource Certification Institute

HSA Health Savings Account

IRCA Immigration Reform and Control Act

JRIS Job Reference Immunity Statutes

JSA Job Safety Analysis

LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LOA Leave of Absence

MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet

OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration

OWBPA Older Workers Benefit Protection Act of 1990

PHI Protected Health Information

PHR Professional in Human Resources

PIE Period of Initial Eligibility

SARBOX Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

SHRM Society for Human Resource Management

SOX Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (alternate acronym)

SPHR Senior Professional in Human Resources

SRA Salary Reduction Agreement

SSA Social Security Administration

TDA Tax-Deferred Annuities

TSA Tax-Sheltered Annuities

WARN Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act

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