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 your organization is like most, you want to promote from within to build morale and reward hard work. How you handle those promotions can spell the difference between a harmonious and productive workplace and a discordant one, rife with jealousy and resentment ...

Illinois law protects employees against retaliation for filing workers’ compensation claims. To help your organization avoid needless litigation ...

Attention: HR pros in financial services firms: If you’ve worried that reporting a terminated employee’s alleged wrongdoing to the National Association of Securities Dealers might leave you open to a defamation lawsuit, relax.  The Court of Appeals of New York has ruled such statements are absolutely privileged ...

Have you worried about discharging an employee who just got an outstanding evaluation? It’s a legitimate concern, but don’t let it paralyze you ...

Employers can establish reasonable dress code requirements, including grooming standards. However, it’s not an absolute right ... If an employee cites religious reasons for not complying with the dress code, look further. Don’t automatically discipline ...

A compliance officer for Abbott Laboratories, headquartered in Chicago, will receive workers’ compensation for injuries he sustained during a basketball competition at an annual company festival ...

New York employees who quit their jobs for good cause are generally eligible for unemployment compensation payments. But does a newfound faith requiring no Sunday work justify quitting? ...

An appeals court ruled that the estate of Miguel Pena, a setting machine operator shot and killed by a fellow employee at Gutmann Leather in Chicago, may proceed with a wrongful death suit ...

The New Jersey law that grants all the rights and responsibilities of marriage to civil-union couples has plunged employers and employees into a legal quagmire ...

Calling a female employee “honey” might not constitute sexual harassment, according to a recent federal ruling on a sexual-harassment case, but retaliating when someone complains about it will win you a ticket to court anyway ...