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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.

Issue: Safety-conscious companies look beyond the bottom line.
Benefit: In addition to reducing costs and boosting morale, safety can be promoted as a recruiting tool to applicants.
Action: Reduce ...
At first glance, the federal Age Discrimi-nation in Employment Act (ADEA) appears pretty straightforward: It protects people age 40 and older from employment discrimination based on their age. But the law isn’t as simple as it appears; it affects managers in everything from questions asked in job interviews to assigning job duties. Here’s a description [...]
Issue: Employee health premiums have jumped 73 percent since 2000 and are predicted to rise 10 percent more in 2006.
Benefit: Offering employees a lump-sum payout or other incentive to ...
When employees return from FMLA leave, they should be given the same or equivalent position with equivalent benefits. FMLA regulations say that bonuses for "job-related performance, such as for perfect attendance" ...
About 15 percent of the 650 hiring managers in a recent CareerBuilder survey said they wouldn't hire someone who failed to send a thank-you note after an interview. Another 32 percent ...
Is a trusted insider in your organization plotting a sneak attack? You may already require key employees to sign noncompete agreements and/or no-moonlighting policies. But even the best of those "paper ...
How will your organization respond if a human bird flu outbreak strikes? A major flu pandemic is possible and now is the best time to prepare for the worst. Advice: Consider ...
When employees return from leave for an FMLA-covered illness or ADA-related disability, you naturally want to make sure they're ready to resume work. After all, if problems linger, you may want ...
Nationwide, severance benefits have declined a bit since 2001, according to a survey of 1,030 HR executives by consultant Lee Hecht Harrison. Only one-third of employers changed their severance policies during ...
When it comes to health insurance premiums, the good news is relative.
It's true that premiums rose less in 2005 than the previous four years. This year's 9.2 percent average ...