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.

Last December, the New Jersey Legislature amended the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) to protect people from adverse treatment due to “gender identity or expression” ...

In a decision sure to create additional litigation troubles for New Jersey employers, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that Wal-Mart must defend itself against a huge class-action lawsuit involving so-called off-the-clock pay violations ...

A disk containing the names, addresses, Social Security numbers, salaries and other personal information for all Lucent employees in the United States went missing in Somerset County between April 5 and May 3 ...

A Middlesex County jury awarded $1.9 million to Perth Amboy police officer Guadelupe Munoz for racial insults and jokes he suffered after becoming the department’s first Mexican-American officer in 2000 ...

Employers could violate the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) even if they don’t intend to discriminate ...

The township of River Vale settled a lawsuit with Police Chief Aaron Back over harassment by former Mayor George Paschalis. Back testified that Paschalis repeatedly threatened to fire him ...

To make sure employees who really aren’t disabled don’t get special treatment, HR professionals need to understand what constitutes a disability and what’s just a minor ailment ...

Even in a post-Sept. 11, 2001, environment, employers know they can’t use national origin or religion as an excuse to discharge or refuse to hire employees.

Twenty years ago, an employee might have expected his employer to reward long years of service with a secure retirement. That’s no longer the case ...

Illegal immigrants working for Rosenbaum-Cunningham International (RCI), a janitorial contractor based in Palm Beach, FL, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking back wages for work they did in restaurants in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and other cities ...