Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

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THE LAW. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a less costly way of resolving employment conflicts than going to court Also, good ADR programs often end up being a more peaceful forum ...
If you feel that employees don't appreciate your company's benefit plan, a new study shows why: They grossly underestimate your investment, particularly your contribution to health insurance costs.
More than ...
In light of the Supreme Court's recent landmark age-bias ruling, you should schedule time in the coming weeks to review your organization's policies, from hiring to compensation and layoffs, to find ...
Issue: How to play a key role in shaping changes in your organization.
Benefit: You can better anticipate future HR needs and position yourself as a "thinker" not just a ...
Employers are no longer required to send the IRS copies of questionable W-4 withholding forms, effective April 14. In the past, employers had to send the IRS copies of Form W-4s ...
Like many employers, you may have legitimate business reasons for hiring bilingual employees. Federal anti-discrimination laws allow you to target bilingual employees, as long as you use their language skills, not ...
Issue: Supervisors tend to be quicker in disciplining employees that have given them trouble in the past.
Risk: Singling out certain "troublemakers" for discipline can spur a retaliation lawsuit.
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If you're looking to fill seasonal or permanent positions, check out a new government program that helps employers hook up with college students with disabilities.
The Labor Department's Workforce Recruitment ...
Make sure your employee evaluation process includes clear-cut instructions and guidance for managers on how to link performance with compensation.
Reason: A new court decision says that giving employees a ...
Issue: How deeply do you want to get involved with employees' personal lives?
Risk: Becoming a sounding board for every personal problem will eat up your workday (and drain you ...