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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.

Is your organization planning to build or remodel its stores, offices or facilities that serve the public? If so, review new construction guidelines published last month that explain how far you ...
Applicants will slap anything on their résumés if they think it will attract the hiring manager’s eyes. So, recognizing the soaring cost of health insurance, more applicants these days are adding a “Health Profile” section to their résumés to show off their great health condition. This “Hire me, I won’t raise your premiums” pitch might [...]
Probe the fine print on terms and conditions of employee benefits plans and other insurance policies covering employees. And if you're shopping around for new coverage, pay attention to provisions or ...
One of the first indicators of an improving job market is a rise in temporary-help jobs. Why? Many organizations, still cautious about taking on full-time employees, test the market first by ...
When interviewing job applicants, you should never indicate to the candidates any preference about whom you plan to hire. Provide only neutral comments until you’re ready to offer the job. Why the cautious approach? As the following court ruling shows, even one statement to a candidate hinting about who you think is the “most qualified” [...]
Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks of job-protected, unpaid leave. When do those 12 weeks officially begin? A new court ruling ...
THE LAW. Eligible employees who want to take leave covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (Act) must give you 30-days' advance notice when the need is foreseeable, such ...
Issue: You face risks when hiring ex-cons, recovering addicts and other "second-chance" applicants. Benefit: A little-known federal program makes it easier ...
With health insurance costs soaring, employers may be tempted to make hiring/firing decisions based on whether a person is a drain on the organization's health costs. Our advice: Don't even think ...
Issue: How to notify employees of new employment policies or changes to existing policies. Risk: A new court ruling says that using solely e-mail notification can lead to unwanted legal ...