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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.

Under Georgia’s child labor law, minors ages 14 to 17 must obtain employment certificates from their school or county school superintendent in order to work. (The law prohibits employers from hiring children under age 14.) ...

The New York Child Labor Law prohibits employers from hiring minors under age 16 for factory jobs and other specifically excluded occupations. Generally, those ages 14 to 16 can work outside school hours and during summer vacation. Certain industry-specific restrictions apply ...

Under Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA), it’s illegal to subject people to differential treatment based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, familial status or marital status ...

No specific Texas law allows private-sector employees access to their workplace personnel files, but the Texas Public Information Act does provide that right to public employees ...

The Pennsylvania Seasonal Farm Labor Act regulates the working conditions of migrant farm workers. The act establishes minimum wages and labor hours for seasonal farm workers ...

Ohio’s unemployment compensation system, like that of many other states, provides temporary payments to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. The law is complex and in some cases holds an employer liable for unemployment insurance (UI) payments even when a former employee wasn’t fired but quit ...

As part of some session-ending legislative housekeeping, Congress enacted the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-432). The law extends the Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA) for one more year and rejiggers the rules that apply to health savings accounts (HSAs).

White Paper published by The HR Specialist, copyright 2007 _____________________ Military reservists are drilled on their employment rights, so employers need to be prepared as well. This special report from HR Specialist outlines the main federal law that provides job protection to reservists and National Guard troops. It’s known as the Uniformed Services Employment and [...]

Check out these attendance issues related to the winter season. Then, make sure your organization is prepared for handling absenteeism due to the employee whose car gets stuck in a snow drift; the employee whose wife got the flu from a co-worker and now he also has it; the employee whose child is home from school because it’s a snow day.