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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.

Look once: You fulfilled your obligation to inform employees and their beneficiaries of their COBRA rights triggered by a qualifying event, such as termination. Look twice: Do you provide another notice if a beneficiary informs you of a second triggering event? You might have thought you didn't have to, but look again.

Starbucks founder Howard Schultz credits leadership guru Warren Bennis with teaching him that becoming a great leader requires recognizing the skills and characteristics you don’t have and hiring people who do have them. “Best advice” from other leaders:
Is a trusted insider in your organization plotting a sneak attack? You may already require key employees to sign noncompete agreements and/or no-moonlighting policies. But even the best of those "paper ...
How will your organization respond if a human bird flu outbreak strikes? A major flu pandemic is possible and now is the best time to prepare for the worst. Advice: Consider ...
When employees return from leave for an FMLA-covered illness or ADA-related disability, you naturally want to make sure they're ready to resume work. After all, if problems linger, you may want ...
Nationwide, severance benefits have declined a bit since 2001, according to a survey of 1,030 HR executives by consultant Lee Hecht Harrison. Only one-third of employers changed their severance policies during ...
When it comes to health insurance premiums, the good news is relative.
It's true that premiums rose less in 2005 than the previous four years. This year's 9.2 percent average ...
Connecticut recently became the 15th state to require insurers to offer some type of infertility coverage. But Connecticut's program is the most limited enacted by any state so far. Federal laws ...
THE LAW. The 1935 National Labor Relations Act gives employees the right to organize, bargain collectively and strike. In the 1940s, Congress
tried to correct union abuses of power by ...
If her legal career is any indication, Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers could be a strong advocate for business if she's confirmed.
While Miers has never served as a judge, ...