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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Pennsylvania employers that want to make sure their employees don't come to work under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs should establish a random drug-testing program. State law makes employees ineligible for unemployment compensation anytime an organization bases its firing on employees' "failure to submit [to] and/or pass a drug test conducted pursuant to an employer's established substance abuse policy" ...

The best harassment policy in the world isn't worth the paper it's written on if employees don't take it seriously. To show your policy has teeth, you have to let it bite ...

It’s not every day that you’ll receive a video résumé—especially one like Yale student Aleksey Vayner famously sent to big New York financial services firms showing him pumping iron, ballroom dancing and boasting about his smarts. But you’ll likely start receiving video résumés soon enough ...

When it's time to restructure your workplace, beware the potential legal dangers of transferring employees to jobs that have no growth potential. That could be viewed as an adverse action that triggers a discrimination lawsuit ...

When a Florida employee seeks workers' compensation, your organization doesn't have unlimited access to his or her medical information to challenge that request ...

Employees from about three dozen public and private organizations in Arkansas are participating in a virtual race across the state as part of the Arkansas Fitness Challenge created by the state Department of Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield ...

The 3rd Circuit has vacated its decision on the so-called "ministerial exception" and referred the case for rehearing ...

Two consecutive years of explosive job growth in the executive employment market are creating hiring headaches for HR professionals across the country. According to a recent ExecuNet survey, two-thirds of corporate recruiters already believe that the supply of qualified executive talent falls short of the growing hiring demands of corporate America ...

Long-term care (LTC) insurance can offer a low-cost way to upgrade employee benefits. The benefits: reduced absenteeism due to employee caregiving duties and  tax benefits for some employers. Use these four strategies to decide whether sponsoring an LTC insurance plan makes sense for your organization ...

The Pennsylvania State Troopers' Association has filed a lawsuit against the state police, arguing that troopers shouldn't have to tell their duty desk the specific reason they're calling in sick. The association alleges that the call-in policy violates the ADA because it may force troopers to disclose a disability ...