Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

Discover how your colleagues – and competitors – are dealing with discrimination and harassment, employment law, benefits programs, and more.

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Some employees think they can short-circuit discipline if they request FMLA leave or a reasonable accommodation. The assumption: Employers will back off for fear of being sued.
Employees caught lying on their employment applications about their educational level may not be entitled to unemployment compensation benefits.
Hiring is rarely easy, and it’s particularly difficult when you have narrowed the choice to two strong candidates. How do you make the decision between two apparently equal applicants?
Employees who harass and abuse co-workers—and supervisors who turn a blind eye to bullying—may end up facing jail time.
The EEOC has issued proposed guidance on how it plans to enforce anti-harassment provisions of several federal laws.
The California minimum wage increased on Jan. 1 to $10.50 per hour for businesses employing 26 or more employees.
Employers should improve their hiring and promotion systems if they discover problems that can be fixed. Doing so after an employee has filed a discrimination complaint isn’t tantamount to admitting guilt.
If an agreement includes specific disciplinary provisions, it’s up to an arbitrator to determine if an employee violated the rules. But if the agreement spells out the punishment, the arbitrator is not free to modify the penalty.
The fate of the Department of Labor’s long-delayed new overtime pay rules will not be known for several more weeks. That doesn’t bode well for their eventual enactment.
Pennsylvania courts are willing to let workers recover damages resulting from intentional infliction of emotional distress. However, the conduct must be “extreme and outrageous.”
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