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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.

The U.S. Labor Department unveiled new limitations on the type of responsibilities you can hand teen employees in certain industries. The new regulations, which take effect Feb. 14, revise child-labor rules ...
Your organization's 401(k) plan should be a bit less complicated to administer in the coming years, thanks to new Treasury Department regulations.
The new rules, the first major revision of ...
Heads up: More employers are heaping legal trouble on themselves by tracking employees' volunteerism ef-forts and, in some cases, using that information (either directly or indirectly) as a prerequisite for promotions ...
Janice Bryant Howroyd was the first to integrate her North Carolina high school, where her teacher explained “why Africans were so well-suited to slavery and how we’d be much poorer as a society if we went any further with this affirmative action.”
Corrine Perritano regularly finds new managers from among her customers across the country.
Beware of making every hiring decision by yourself;  it can yield a clone like staff with a poor mix of strengths and weaknesses.
During his drive upward from union clerk to New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) chairman, Dick Grasso showed extraordinary ability as a marketer, salesman, relationship manager and infighter. He ran the place behind figureheads, and once he nailed the top job, many agree that he did a great job ... despite his bullying nature.
Issue: Are you sabotaging your own career by making the following easily avoidable mistakes?
Risk: Too much "tunnel vision" (focusing on your own department, your own goals, etc.) makes you ...
Issue: Accommodating employees' religious beliefs and practices even though you question their legitimacy.
Risk: You'll waste time (and potentially spark a lawsuit) by challenging a person's religious sincerity.
Action: ...
Can supervisors be guilty of retaliation if they give a mostly positive performance review? Yes, it's possible.
As the following case shows, if an employee views any part of her ...