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.

As every employer who has been faced with filing I-9 forms and checking work eligibility papers knows, the illegal alien employment issue has been around for decades, and has even engendered several new twists to the usual problems.

Some employees can quietly listen to music at their workstation with no disruption to co-workers and no damage to their productivity. But with the explosion of new media outlets—such as iPods, Internet music and satellite radio like Sirius and XM—people can now listen to what they want, when they want and where they want.
Are you getting ready to hand over the reins of your corporate business to the younger generation? Typically, you might arrange to sell shares of company stock to your successors or simply give the stock to them. But take note: Each of these options can carry a heavy tax price.
How can you save for retirement while operating your business? At one time, small business owners were often left out in the cold. But retirement savings isn’t just for the “big boys,” anymore.

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a 2006 Update of the Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program (VFCP), and has also adopted an amendment in conjunction with the updated regulations. The VFCP is designed to encourage employers to voluntarily comply with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by self-correcting certain violations of the law.

Arabic employees continue to be the victims of backlash discrimination in the workplace by employers that allow their prejudices, or the prejudices of their customers and clients, to affect their employment decisions. Here are recent examples.

Employees who are more physically fit are often more productive and less of a burden on your health-insurance plan.
The IRS thought its new program of hiring private debt collectors would be up and running by summer.
When one of your employees becomes seriously ill, you face two major challenges at once: understanding the emotions of the employee and other co-workers, while making sure that the necessary work still gets done.
You’ve spent years building up your C corporation business into a successful operation. But how can you take more cash out of the company now without facing a tax disaster?