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.

More than one-third (36 percent) of HR professionals polled recently by the Society for Human Resource Management say they’ve increased their monitoring of employees over the past 12 months.
If your business becomes infected with sneezing, coughing, aching workers who should be at home in bed during flu season, it could be because they’re afraid to use their sick leave. About a third of those surveyed recently by EAP provider ComPsych said that heavy workloads prevent them from taking time off to rest, and 26 percent admitted that it feels “risky” to miss work.
Will your child be off from school for an extended time at the year-end … and looking to earn some extra cash?  Put your teenager on the payroll.
They say that imitation is the best form of flattery. So, improve your company’s productivity by borrowing the practices of the nation’s best small companies.

Military leave concerns not only employees enlisted in the armed services, but their family members as well.  Here's a rundown of the employment rights of both military personnel and their families afforded to them by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and state statutes.

New survey data from NFI Research indicate that most senior executives and managers rely on likability — that “good ol’ gut feeling” — when hiring and promoting people. Bad move. Very bad move.
Cut through the fog of innovation by following these five principles to bring new products and services to market:
The graying of the U.S. workforce has gotten managers thinking for years about the upcoming "retire­ment boom" and their readiness to replace departing baby boom­ers.
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act, which regu­lates overtime pay, has for decades been a chal­lenging obstacle course for managers.
A study several months back suggested that fantasy football leagues cost employerws $500 million a week in lost productivity, or $8.5 billion a year.