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.

A woman who worked for the Philadelphia Water Department lost her FMLA claim because she did not meet the basic employment qualifications ...

Thanks to a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling, employers may now attend unemployment compensation appeals hearings without an attorney. The court overturned a 2005 Commonwealth Court ruling ...

Gov. Rick Perry recently signed new legislation that extends an individual’s right to use force without retreat in the face of a criminal attack. Until now, a 1995 exception to a 1973 statute required persons to retreat except when an intruder unlawfully entered their home. Senate Bill 378, however, extends the right to persons in their vehicles and workplaces as well ...

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has approved an $87 million settlement in a case brought by former and current UPS drivers ...

Religious discrimination need not be based on bias against an employee’s religion. The reverse is also possible ...

A lost laptop containing the Social Security numbers of more than 50,000 people ... A misplaced disk that contains account information for an entire state ... Your company’s greatest security threat probably comes not from outside sources but from your own employees. To protect against such internal threats and loss of information, you need to take specific measures to reduce potential risks ...

Women in Pennsylvania earn 73 cents for every dollar earned by men in similar positions, compared to the national average of 77 cents on the dollar ...

On March 22, three workers’ compensation bills sponsored by state Rep. Helen Giddings passed the full House ...

The quarterly University of California at Los Angeles’ (UCLA) Anderson Forecast predicts a significant slowing of California’s economic growth in 2007. The forecast contradicts revised employment figures ...

It’s a violent world we live in—and work in. Each year, an estimated 1.7 million workers nationwide fall victim to non-fatal crimes at work ...