Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

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Employees who celebrate their sixth anniversary at ServiceNet, a Jeffersonville, Ind., warranty service company, don't get lapel pins to commemorate the occasion. They receive alarm clocks. Each clock counts down the year until the company boots the employee out the door ... for a mandatory paid sabbatical ...

It's summertime, and corporate thoughts turn to company picnics and outdoor morale-boosting efforts. One word of caution: If your team-building exercises go beyond three-legged sack races and into the realm of reality TV, you could be headed for a lawsuit ...

Work/life professionals who staff the Workplace Options UnionSelect call center in Michigan have a special understanding of the unionized employees on the other end of the phone who are seeking help with child and elder care. Reason: They both belong to the same union ...

Want to help your employees reap a bigger return on their retirement investments? Offer them personalized advice ...

Don't leave any wiggle room in your policies regarding when employees can use company vehicles for personal use. Make those policies clear and precise. If you don't provide understandable direction to employees, a court could interpret that as implied consent ...

The mantra in real estate is “location, location, location.” But the mantra in employee discipline must always be “consistency, consistency, consistency” ...

One simple, inexpensive way to help older employees plan for their retirement years: Point them to a new 44-page booklet from the U.S. Labor Department, Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement Planning ...

Process every employee complaint without commenting on its merits or on the potential consequences of making the complaint. Remind managers to do the same. Never make snide comments ...

Salary surveys are plentiful, but many are poorly designed. The risk: Flawed surveys can hurt your organization's ability to compete for top people ...

Nearly two-thirds of senior executives admit they can't stop thinking about work even while they're on vacation, according to a survey from NFI Research. The study's advice: Encourage the top brass to take a real break to recharge their batteries ...