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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Like many leaders, Bill Marriott, the 78-year-old chairman and chief executive of Marriott International, finds it difficult to find time for rest and relaxation. His vacations don’t last more than a week, and then he’s off to check on his hotels. He visits about 300 a year. Besides being restless and exacting, Marriott also possesses these other marks of a leader ...
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Employers looking for clear guidance on how to respond to a "no-match" letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA) now have it. The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) published final regulations in the August 15 Federal Register that describe the legal obligations of employers that receive: 1) written notice from the SSA that an employee's name and Social Security number (SSN) do not match agency records (Employer Correction Request, aka no-match letter); or 2) written notice from the DHS that an employee's employment verification forms used for completing Form I-9 do not match agency records (Notice of Suspect Documents). The regulations are effective September 14.

Many employees have some type of medical condition or disability that affects their ability to perform their jobs. Employers need to understand their obligations to disabled employees and the rights granted to disabled employees under New Jersey law. A decision recently handed down by the New Jersey Supreme Court clarifies exactly what obligation employers have to accommodate disabled employees under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ...

A group of financial advisors with WM Financial Services has sued the company under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and several state laws. Their complaints are many, but largely revolve around overtime pay they say the company owes them and disputes over how their commissions were calculated ...

Q. If an employee resigns and gives two weeks’ notice, can the employer tell the worker that he or she is not needed for the two weeks and avoid paying the person for that time? ...

You’ve no doubt heard the adage that ignorance of the law is no excuse. But what you may not know is that it’s up to employers to prove they took concrete steps to overcome that ignorance if the law in question is the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

Do you have employees on intermittent leave? Are they leaving work early for “medical reasons” at predictable times? Then your organization may be the victim of intermittent-leave abuse. It may be tempting to discipline or fire employees whose leave patterns (e.g., falling on Mondays or Fridays) suggest abuse. But you’re better off investigating thoroughly before you act  ...

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