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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.

During his drive upward from union clerk to New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) chairman, Dick Grasso showed extraordinary ability as a marketer, salesman, relationship manager and infighter. He ran the place behind figureheads, and once he nailed the top job, many agree that he did a great job ... despite his bullying nature.
If your organization's turnover rate hasn't picked up recently, it's only a matter of time. That's the message of
a new Society for Human Resource Management survey that says 75 ...

Even if IT support doesn't appear anywhere in your job description, office mates may tap you to troubleshoot their computer problems.

Issue: Your role and responsibilities when it comes to domestic violence in the workplace.
Risk: Doing nothing risks lives, safety, morale, lawsuits and your bottom line.
Action: Take the ...
If your organization uses a time clock, you probably haven't thought about whether it's programmed accurately. But a seemingly small hiccup in "rounding" hourly employees' work time could cost big bucks. ...
Good news for employers: A new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling makes it much more difficult for temporary employees to join the same union as the organization's permanent employees.
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People will help you realize your dreams—whether that's a plum assignment, a new job or a total career change—but you have to identify those potential partners.

Issue: Most organizations lack formal elder care benefits or policies. Instead, they assist employees by making exceptions to other policies.
Risk: Unless you apply those exceptions fairly, you'll risk complaints ...
When dealing with employees who've had brushes with the law, remember that a big difference exists between "arrests" and "convictions."
It's clear that you can fire employees convicted of crimes. ...