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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The Internet has created a whole new pond for employment lawyers to fish in. But you’re not powerless to your employees’ embarrassing—and potentially illegal—online activities. You can discipline employees who go over the line. You should specify what off-duty activity is prohibited in terms of unbecoming, immoral or illegal behavior ...
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling on whether employees can use so-called “me too” testimony when arguing their job-discrimination lawsuits. The high court showed some favor with the employees’ view, but sent the case back to the lower court for more review.
As U.S. senators, front-running presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Barack Obama each earn $169,300 per year. But what if pay rates in the Senate reflected demographic realities of the modern American work force? Then Clinton would make $130,361 a year, while Obama would earn $125,282.
Wage-and-hour lawsuits are growing exponentially, according to the fourth Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report from national law firm Seyfarth Shaw ...

Harassment and retaliation claims are on the rise in workplaces across the country. Some cases are legitimate, but many are not. They’re brought by employees seeking to have a court rule on trivial workplace disputes that have no sufficient factual or legal basis. Now there’s a ray of hope for employers that have been victimized by such frivolous lawsuits ...

Employers may be responsible for injuries that occur in the employee parking lot or on company premises after employees have clocked out for the day. However, New Jersey courts draw the line at the end of the employer’s property line ...
The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination recently was expanded to require employers to reasonably accommodate employees’ sincerely held religious beliefs. Under the new rules, employers must make a “bona fide effort” to accommodate religious practices unless they can show that doing so will pose an “undue hardship” on their businesses ...
Fortune magazine recently published its 2008 list of “100 Best Companies to Work For,” and five New Jersey employers made the cut ...
When it comes to hiring and promotion, one of the best things you can do to protect your organization from lawsuits is to clearly explain the qualifications and experience needed before you schedule an interview with a candidate ...
Too many employers make a common mistake when deciding whether an employee is entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): They look at a job title and conclude that it sounds managerial—and therefore it must be an exempt position ...
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