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.

Use these “attitude guidelines” to focus yourself on the job:
Retaliating against employees for filing harassment complaints is an obvious no-no. But that doesn't mean employees automatically earn a "Do not touch" label ...
Issue: The EEOC is targeting employers who drag their heels on employees' disability accommodation requests.
Risk: Courts could see your delay tactics as illegal "constructive discharge" of disabled employees...
You can't stop employees and low-level supervisors from comparing notes and speculating about management's motivations; the right to complain is practically ...
A new Labor Department opinion letter makes clear that you can require employees to provide new medical certification, not just recertification, for their first FMLA absences in a new "FMLA year." ...
A new Labor Department opinion letter clarifies that you can require employees to provide new medical certification, not just recertification, for their first FMLA absences in a new "leave year."
The EEOC just issued new guidelines that explain issues such as:
  • When a vision impairment qualifies as a "disability" under the ADA;
  • What questions you can ask job ...
The problem of presenteeism, when employees come to work even though they're sick, is an increasing concern for U.S. employers, according to a new CCH survey. Nearly half (48 percent) of ...

Issue: Many employers believe that anyone with a "manager" title is automatically exempt from overtime. Risk: Making such misclassification mistakes can cost thousands in back pay and penalties, plus a black mark on your record ...

Wal-Mart execs were wearing egg on their faces last month, and possibly facing legal action, after news media published an internal memo in which a senior VP suggested "clever" ways to cut benefit costs ...