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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 the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), you must pay employees time-and-a-half overtime pay based on the workers' "regular rate of pay." That regular rate includes the person's salary or wages, ...
A little-noticed piece of a new tax law allows victorious plaintiffs in discrimination cases to take a full tax deduction for their attorney's fees and court costs. Until now, for example, ...
Make sure you train employees how to lodge work-related complaints with the company. The benefit: A clear complaint procedure provides a defense if employees lodge informal complaints outside of your process. ...
A recent court ruling shows that your organization has the right to enforce its anti-violence policy anywhere on its property, not just within its walls. The case: Security cameras caught three ...
Smart organizations have hosted sexual-harassment training for years. But now that California has joined the list of states that mandate such training, your state may be next.
The California law ...
Issue: Performing an HR department audit to gauge your organization's compliance and lawsuit risks.
Benefit: Head off legal action, streamline your HR processes and earn kudos from the boss for ...
If your organization employs, or is considering employing, people with so-called "intellectual disabilities," obtain a copy of a new EEOC fact sheet that explains how to legally accommodate those employees under ...
Issue: If your health plan operates on a calendar-year basis, it must meet new COBRA notification rules starting Jan. 1.
Risk: Using outdated notices could result in fines up to ...
A little-noticed provision in the new tax law will benefit employers who are looking to settle discrimination lawsuits for the lowest possible amount.
Victorious plaintiffs in discrimination cases can now ...
Issue: A new law simplifying the federal government's definition of "dependent" will make your benefits compliance more complex.
Risk: A greater threat of noncompliance and tax penalties.
Action: Check ...