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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During a downsizing, employers have a legal obligation to inform their workers and the government of such action under certain circumstances. California employers must follow two sets of rules: the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and the state’s own tougher standard ...

The Florida workers’ compensation system protects employees who are injured on the job by replacing lost wages while they recover. The system works as a no-fault guarantee ...

The New Jersey workers’ compensation system is designed to protect employees who are injured on the job by replacing lost wages while they recover. The system works as a no-fault guarantee ...

The Ohio Minor Labor Law prohibits employers from hiring minors under age 16 for several types of work. It also restricts the hours they can work and prohibits all youth under age 18 from working in certain occupations ...

Georgia’s code on equal employment for people with disabilities generally follows the federal ADA. The code guarantees to disabled individuals the right to full participation in the social and economic life of the state and lawful employment without discrimination because of a handicap ...

 As of Jan. 1, 2007, the minimum wage in New York state is $7.15. The Division of Labor Standards in the state Department of Labor administers the law ...

The Michigan Employment Security Act governs the state’s unemployment compensation program. As in many other states, the law provides temporary payments to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. The law is complex and in some cases holds an employer liable for unemployment insurance (UI) payments even when a former employee wasn’t fired but quit ...

As part of some session-ending legislative housekeeping, Congress enacted the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-432). The law extends the Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA) for one more year and rejiggers the rules that apply to health savings accounts (HSAs).

White Paper published by The HR Specialist, copyright 2007 _____________________ Military reservists are drilled on their employment rights, so employers need to be prepared as well. This special report from HR Specialist outlines the main federal law that provides job protection to reservists and National Guard troops. It’s known as the Uniformed Services Employment and [...]

Check out these attendance issues related to the winter season. Then, make sure your organization is prepared for handling absenteeism due to the employee whose car gets stuck in a snow drift; the employee whose wife got the flu from a co-worker and now he also has it; the employee whose child is home from school because it’s a snow day.