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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Remind managers that approvals for flex-time requests should be gender-neutral. A new Adecco survey shows that men believe that moms at their workplace are given special treatment when it comes to flex time ...

Be careful what you refer to as an employee “uniform” in your employee handbook and policies. The wrong use of the word could be costly ...

At Medtronic, employees never wonder if their jobs are important. Once a year, they invite medical patients who have benefited from the company’s products to come to the firm’s Minneapolis headquarters and share their stories ...

Employment attorneys are warning of growing employer liability for so-called “BlackBerry thumb.” The repetitive-stress injuries to employees’ hands and thumbs result from overuse of personal digital assistants, or PDAs ...

Take photos of all new hires and post the pictures in a high-traffic area. That way, co-workers can easily identify them and greet them ...

Can’t get your organization’s execs to sit through training sessions because they don’t want to appear vulnerable in public? Want to make sure an up-and-coming manager is ready for the next big promotion? Call an executive coach ...

Make sure you’re closely tracking expense reimbursements. Since the beginning of 2007, the IRS has issued a stern warning ...

Even if you ban smoking at work, nicotine-addicted employees will still manage to find a place to light up. And trying to hire only nonsmokers could create legal troubles. So what’s the best way to cut your high health costs related to smokers? Actively help them quit ...

The maximum contribution to health savings accounts (HSAs) for employees with single coverage will rise to $2,900 for calendar year 2008, up from $2,850 this year ...

Thirty percent of employees between the ages of 35 and 65 will become disabled for at least 90 days at least once during their working years ... That means you can count on a steady stream of short-term disability insurance claims. Do you know how much those claims cost your organization? Almost half of employers do not ...