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.

Poor taste can be expensive. That’s what a Fort Pierce deputy building official learned after losing his $88,000 job over a two-inch stuffed monkey that he presented at a retiring director’s going-away party ...

Twelve percent of all violent crimes committed in the United States occur in the workplace. And Florida employers face unique legal challenges in their response to such violence ...

New York companies that require employees to sign noncompete agreements sometimes make deferred compensation conditional on whether the ex-employee actually complies with that noncompete pact. That’s fine, according to state law. But the deal can collapse, as a new case shows ...

Employees can sue for discrimination if you illegally figure their race, sex, age, religion, disability or pregnancy status into their termination. That’s true even if an employee is a part-timer who works only a few hours on an as-needed basis ...

York County’s zero tolerance sexual harassment policy didn’t add up to much for a former supervisor at the York County Youth Development Center, who has filed a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against her boss ...

If Texas employers need any more reasons to avoid making hiring, firing, compensation or work condition decisions based on a person’s age, here’s a good one: Texas law says employees who prove their employers fired them due to their age are able to collect damages for mental anguish ...

The owner of a Hollywood, Fla., insurance agency who siphoned money from the company’s pension fund has been found in contempt of court for failing to restore $107,938 to the plan ...

In a landmark ruling last summer, the U.S. Supreme Court made it easier for employees to sue their employers for retaliation. But employers in Georgia and others in the 11th Circuit can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to this ruling ...

Even the stereotypical hot-tempered chef is not immune to labor-law complaints, as Daniel Boulud, owner of the Upper East Side’s four-star restaurant, Daniel, recently learned ...

If you’re part of a new management team bent on improving overall performance, don’t let lawsuit fears keep you from imposing higher standards on inherited staff ...