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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.

In his State of the Union speech, President Bush made a hearty push for Congress to pass association health plan (AHP) legislation. But don't hold your breath.

You've probably heard that hiring your children is a great tax-saving move. Their income is taxed in their low tax bracket, and as long as you handle things correctly, your company can deduct the compensation.

If you're fed up with an employee's conduct, consider entering into a "last-chance agreement" with the worker before cutting him or her loose.

Now's a good time to carefully review your policy on whether employees receive pay for unused vacation time when they depart your organization.

Outside hires typically take twice as long to reach full productivity as in-house hires, and executives and managers can take even longer, according to a study by Mellon's Human Resources & Investor Solutions Service.

It's not a topic you can ignore anymore.

 Treat failure as temporary setback.

To see how well your organization deals with your customers’ orders, needs and problems, invest an hour each month “walking in their shoes." 

Avoid the temptation to lure star applicants by painting an overly rosy financial picture of the organization or making misleading statements about job security. One faulty promise could lead to a fraud lawsuit ...

As AFL-CIO union membership continues to decline, it's trying another tack: creating an army of nonunionized workers to rally support for its causes. Rather than organizing individual workplaces, this program, dubbed ...