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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President Obama on Feb. 12 signed an executive order implementing the change, which becomes effective in 2015.
The NLRB has determined that retail giant Walmart threatened retaliation against employees considering staging protests on Black Friday in 2012.
The ACA will raise household incomes for the poorest fifth of Americans, while higher income groups will experience small losses, according to a new Brookings Institution study.
Employer-sponsored group health plans cannot impose waiting periods that exceed 90 days after an employee is otherwise eligible for insurance coverage under a final Affordable Care Act rule issued Feb. 20 by the Obama administration.
The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) is getting a taste of its own medicine. A candidate for the position of PHRC executive director has filed a lawsuit claiming that the commission—which investigates discrimination charges—is guilty of being racially biased.

HR Law 101: Protecting yourself and your company from lawsuits starts the minute you decide to hire someone. Potential lawsuit land mines line your path. Federal laws provide a patchwork of legislation protecting workers and applicants from discrimination by employers ...

In order to be binding, an agreement to arbitrate employment-related complaints needs to spell out the process. Employees (and former employees who signed the agreement) should not be left in the dark about how the process works. But you don’t have to include a specific contact person.

Google earned the top spot on this year’s Fortune magazine list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” in part because of its array of amazing benefits. But the other 99 companies on the magazine’s list offer great perks, too. Which of these might work in your organization?

The rapidly increasing diversity of the U.S. workforce requires all managers to be aware of their legal responsibilities when dealing with applicants and employees from different races, ethnic groups and religions.
Employers that discriminate against employees who “associate” with disabled individuals face potential liability under the Cali­­for­­nia Fair Employ­­ment and Hous­­ing Act (FEHA). This kind of discrimination comes in many forms.
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