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.

An experienced tax adviser can provide a security blanket if you're intimidated by the process. And he or she won't likely take the "bait" if the auditor goes on a fishing trip.

In 1820, about 70 percent of the U.S. population lived and worked on farms. Then came Cyrus McCormick, inventor of the mechanical reaper and modern agriculture. So, how did McCormick change the face of agriculture in America?
Close relationships between your organization and its vendors or partners probably are thought of as a good thing. But here are a couple of pitfalls you should know about:
Two researchers have studied some of the “largest, messiest and most intractable change problems on the planet,” and their “positive deviance” approach has penetrated business. Here are the basic steps:
No federal law grants job discrimination protection for people due to their sexual orientation or "gender identity," but many employers are unaware that several state and local laws make workplace bias ...
Currently, 17 states set minimum wages above the $5.15 federal minimum and you can expect that number to rise. Two key reasons: The increasing pain at the gas pump and expected ...
While much of the recent U.S. Supreme Court drama has swirled around who will serve on the court, employers are looking forward to key employment-law cases that the court will hear ...

Here's a primer on what sexual harassment is and how to react when you see it.

THE LAW. You may know that the federal Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) requires employers to reinstate employees who take military-related leave, plus it prohibits job discrimination against ...
Managers are exempt from overtime, right? Wrong. The term "manager" means different things in different organizations. That's why it's important to look at each employee's specific duties and responsibilities when deciding ...