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.

Rep. John R. Carter (R-Texas) last month introduced legislation in Congress that aims to bar U.S. citizens from receiving Social Security benefits based on wages earned while they were in the United States illegally ...

As if life in HR weren’t hard enough, a federal court has clarified when you may be held individually liable for mistakes in administering anti-discrimination and benefit laws ...

Attorneys looking to create extra trouble for employers have lost an important class-action ruling in Pennsylvania. Lawyers no longer will be able to file federal lawsuits and state lawsuits together in federal court ...

The Pennsylvania Inspection of Employment Records Law guarantees employees the right to view their personnel files at work ...

Great ideas drafted on whiteboards during meetings or brainstorming sessions can disappear if you don’t somehow capture them. Three low-cost ideas ...

The manager of a Tampa Victoria’s Secret store recently filed a complaint alleging that the store fired her because she was pregnant. The woman alleges that management told her the pregnancy “was going to be a problem” ...

HR professionals beware: Foul-mouthed managers are trouble, and the best policy is zero tolerance ...

Gov. Ed Rendell signed a workers’ compensation bill that establishes an Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund and caps some legal fees, among other reforms ...

In a unionized workplace, it can be tricky when an arbitrator—while interpreting a collective-bargaining agreement with the union—second-guesses the employer’s decisions ...

One of the best ways to make sure a termination decision sticks is to adopt a consensus approach to the decision-making ...