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.

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A Long Island woman has filed suit against Banc of America Securities, alleging the company “left her to hang out to dry and get punished by her co-workers” after she made a sexual-harassment complaint ...

Yolanda Pozo, a Cuban native and devout Catholic, worked as a maid at a New York hotel. When she started in 2001, she worked Monday through Friday. Her schedule did not conflict with her church attendance, but ...

Disabled employees are entitled to protection from discrimination, but they must prove that they are actually disabled under the ADA or the federal Rehabilitation Act. And that’s no easy task ...

In 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a major decision on the applicability of the Fair Labor Standards Act  to paying workers for the time they spend putting on and taking off safety gear. Since then, employers have been understandably nervous about when to start paying ...

While employees love the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and want to see it expanded, the law is causing productivity, scheduling and legal headaches for employers, according to a new U.S. Labor Department report that summarizes 15,000 public comments on the FMLA. Here are employers' main complaints, plus a 10-step plan to help you comply with the FMLA.

Culling through stacks of resumes and conducting two or three rounds of interviews takes too long, is too subjective and too often results in bad hires. Employee selection expert Karl Alrichs proposes a four-step hiring process that saves managers time, reveals the best candidates, and highlights the intangibles that separate good employees from the bad ones.

If the IRS reclassifies workers you consider independent contractors as employees, you could be liable for a big employment-tax bill. But you may be able to rely on a 1978 law to bail you out.

Most employees cherish their occasional three-day weekends, but for production employees at Milwaukee-based Quad/Graphics, it’s the norm. The company runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and the 8,000 production employees work a 46-hour week. Working 12-hour shifts, they alternate between three days on/four days off and four days on/three days off ...

Unemployed Texans will no longer have to cash their checks to use their benefits ...

At Zeppe’s Pizzeria in Bedford Heights, Ohio, managers focus on experiential training, and lots of it. Franchisees receive a six-week course, but even hourly delivery drivers have up to four days’ training ...

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