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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Not too long ago, for most of us, the only place we saw defibrillators was on TV emergency room shows (or, of course, in emergency rooms themselves). But now, automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are becoming standard features in the workplace.
The EEOC published a Q&A document last month explaining when cancer is a "disability" under the ADA and how you should accommodate employees with cancer.
More than 1 million Americans ...
Issue: Severance agreements that deny severance payments to employees fired "for cause."
Risk: Failing to clarify "for cause" could result in having to pay severance to people fired for blatant ...
Several government agencies are alerting business owners that they don't need to pay for most forms and posters they're required to use and post in
their workplaces. Those documents are ...
Issue: When it comes to skills building, many HR specialists think only about the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Risk: SHRM is a great source, but HR pros shouldn't ...
To file a legal workplace discrimination claim with the EEOC, employees must show that the alleged discrimination occurred within a certain time frame or filing "threshold." Now, the EEOC has revised ...
The EEOC just published a Q&A document explaining when cancer is a qualified disability under the ADA and how you should accommodate employees with cancer. Reasonable accommodations may include intermittent leave, ...
You may not like employees comparing their bonus checks or bad-mouthing their managers in the break room, but don't even think about trying to silence such off-duty chats. If you do, ...
A study by the Society for Human Resource Management says only 56 percent of employers now offer flex schedules, down from 65 percent in 2002. Why the change? Experts say ...
Do you have an employee whose sniffles, coughing or health complaints drive co-workers crazy? Has she told you that she's disabled and can't help the snorting and sneezing? You don't need ...