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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Texas workers are becoming more confident in their ability to find a new job, according to the Spherion Employment Report, a monthly survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Spherion Corp. ...

If you don’t ensure that clearly qualified, post age-40 employees aren’t seriously considered for promotions, you could be risking an expensive lawsuit under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act ...

Effective Jan. 1, 2007, the new minimum wage in Florida is $6.67 per hour. This represents a 27-cent increase from the $6.40 per-hour minimum in 2006 ...

Even though Florida’s workers’ compensation (WC) system includes many safeguards to protect against abuse, you must still stay on top of cases to ensure that you pay only legitimate benefits ...

It looks like Gov. Jon Corzine is serious about making sure employers don’t misclassify their employees as independent contractors to avoid paying taxes ...

The Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act (GSICA), signed into law last April, imposes numerous responsibilities on employers. Although the law focuses primarily on public employers and contractors, some of the less publicized aspects of the law will affect private employers, too ...

If your employees sign employment contracts, you should be aware of a quirk in New York state contract law. It says that when employees continue doing the same job after their contracts expire, the original contract terms still apply ...

Good news on the recruiting front: “The young and the restless” are flocking to Atlanta. They’re the most coveted demographic in the nation: 25- to 34-year-old, highly educated professionals ...

Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 5 recently voted in favor of a three-year collective-bargaining agreement that provides janitors in the Houston area with health benefits and a pay increase ...

In many cases, better-educated applicants are better qualified. But don’t be intimidated into thinking that more education always equals a more qualified candidate ...