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 you’re part of a new management team bent on improving overall performance, don’t let lawsuit fears keep you from imposing higher standards on inherited staff ...

Asking prospective employees whether they’re married or have children is not illegal in Pennsylvania, but it’s a very bad idea ...

You may assume that employers must pay exempt employees their entire salary even if they arrive late and leave early. Well, that’s only partially true ...

A federal judge in Texas recently dismissed a lawsuit brought by an employee who sued his former employer under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), alleging that the company had breached its fiduciary duties ...

If your organization realizes that it made a mistake in failing to hire a member of a protected class (female, minority, disabled, etc.), it’s best to fix the problem as soon as possible and make a job offer. Chances are that will end your liability ...

Coca-Cola has received the court’s blessing for its diversity efforts in the wake of a landmark 1999 discrimination lawsuit that cost the company $192.5 million ...

Glenville locomotive manufacturer Super Steel Inc. settled a lawsuit by black workers who alleged racial discrimination by employees and supervisors. The lawsuit sought $175 million but the settlement amount was not specified ...

If your organization pays someone a small amount to perform extra tasks around your workplace, are they technically “employees”? Maybe ... and that means you may be on the hook for workers’ compensation benefits if the person is hurt on the premises ...

A female attorney specializing in employment and labor law has filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against a Pittsburgh law firm, claiming the environment was hostile to women ...

Florida’s Whistleblower Act protects employees only if they notify their employers of alleged wrongdoing before reporting it to authorities. That way, employers have a chance to correct the problem first ...