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.

If you’re planning to attend a conference soon, think about this: The work you do before the conference is just as important as what you do while you’re there ...

The EEOC last month filed a lawsuit against the owner of the Crazy Horse Steak House & Saloon in New Oxford for sexually harassing female employees ...

Unemployment in Pennsylvania dropped to 4.6 percent in September, a seven-month low, falling in line with the national rate ...

If you’re a decision-maker in your organization and exercise that power to withhold wages from an employee, you could find yourself personally liable to that employee if you get it wrong ...

If Senator Jim Ferlo (D-Allegheny) and 19 other state senators get their way, employers will have another anti-discrimination law to worry about. Ferlo has reintroduced legislation that would ban gay discrimination in employment, housing and credit ...

The Pennsylvania legislature is considering an important bill that would create a special tax credit for Pennsylvania small businesses ...

The Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Law includes a presumption that out-of-work individuals are employees, not independent contractors (who aren’t eligible for UI benefits). It’s up to you—not the worker—to prove that he or she is an independent contractor ...

For many Pennsylvania employers, the state’s new minimum wage law taking effect Jan. 1, 2007, is straightforward: It raises the minimum wage they must pay employees to $6.25 per hour from the current federally mandated rate of $5.15. The law, however, has numerous loopholes that you need to know about ...

According to independent private research firm Morgan Quitno Press, Pennsylvanians are a smart bunch. The company ranked Pennsylvania No. 10 in its fifth annual Smartest State Awards ...

When it comes to evaluating applicants, you can consider factors like evidence of the employee’s commitment to the job and the likelihood he won’t stick around. That’s true even if it means you don’t hire an older applicant who worked for your organization in the past and received good reviews ...