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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.

The IRS turns a skeptical eye toward what it deems "unreasonable compensation" paid to C corp owner-executives. The taxman can decide your salary is too large and label part of it as a nondeductible dividend.

The federal government is cranking up its workplace safety inspections, especially targeting repeat offenders and companies with unusually high reports of workplace injuries and illnesses.

As the Internet flourishes, scores of Internet profiteers and disgruntled ex-employees are rushing to claim Web site addresses ("domain names") of companies and then turning around and attempting to sell the addresses back to the companies.

If your small business offers generous benefits, promote that point hard in your want-ads.

A recent case reminds employers that it's illegal to retaliate against workers who participate in any type of workplace investigation.

If you think elder care issues affect only the female portion of your work force, think again.
 
If you need to hire temporary workers, don’t wait too long to sign that contract. Temp hiring has increased in the past five months and the growing demand will eventually raise temp wages.
 
Issue: Courts continue to ambush employers' attempts to tighten leave-notification procedures. Risk: Following a policy that violates federal law. Action: Route employee-absence calls to one person (possibly you) who ...
Issue: The phrases you use to offer your ideas can sabotage your credibility with other people. Benefit: Nobody takes you seriously when you don't speak confidently. Action: Take the ...
The Labor Department's beefed-up compliance audits and prosecutions of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) complaints packed a wallop last year. Total back wages collected for workers in
fiscal 2003 jumped ...