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.

Issue: Supervisors may feel more comfortable with employees from one gender or the other.
Risk: If they allow those relationships to affect their employment decisions, supervisors could run afoul of ...
Hopefully, you already take any discrimination or harassment complaints from minority employees seriously. But what if a white male blows the whistle about race discrimination he sees affecting his minority co-workers? ...
The world of disability accommodation is complex. New adaptive technologies hit the market every day. How can employers keep up?
The answer varies depending on your organization's resources. Large companies, ...
To help streamline your recruiting process, your organization can now apply for an Internet address that ends in ".jobs." The jobs domain was approved earlier this year and will be up ...
Terminating an employee who's out on FMLA leave isn't impossible. If you can prove that you would have fired the employee if he or she had been at work, you can ...
THE LAW. No one is immune from jury duty. Even Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was called for duty
in his Massachusetts hometown. Al-though Breyer was dismissed from the pool, ...
If you allow employees to pay for health- and dependent-care expenses through a tax-advantaged flexible spending account (FSA), you can now give them an extra 21/2 months to spend the money. ...

Do you own rental property that's been producing a marginal profit or a loss the past few years? Short of raising the rent again, you're fighting an uphill battle as your expenses continue to grow.

If you're among the millions of self-employed Americans who opted for an automatic filing extension, enjoy the summer while you can. Just remember that the due date for filing your 2004 tax return isn't far off. It's Aug. 15, 2005.

Big tax cuts aren't coming in 2005; neither the money nor the political willpower is there. But look for Congress, at the very least, to extend several tax breaks that are scheduled to go off the books at the end of the year