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.

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Employers may think they’re off the hook if an employee doesn’t file a legal complaint on time. But filing requirements can sometimes be stretched, as a recent federal district court ruling shows ...

When workers yak it up in the company break room, don’t be so quick to bark a quick “Back to work!” ...

Sponsors of 401(k) plans have a fiduciary obligation to prudently select and monitor their plan's investments, investment options, and third-party service providers. Understanding and evaluating fees charged by those third parties are key components of a fiduciary's responsibility. Employees also have a right to know the fees their plans pay to third-party service providers. Hammering this home, class action lawsuits have been filed against some of the country's largest employers. The lawsuits allege that plan sponsors breached their fiduciary duties by allowing third parties to charge unreasonable fees to their plans. As is inevitable, lawsuits of this type reverberate with employers of all sizes. Now is a good time to assess the fees charged to your plan.

In a deposition recently released to the public, Savannah Chief of Police Michael Berkow admitted having an affair with a subordinate during his tenure as Deputy Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) ...

The Pennsylvania Inspection of Employment Records Law guarantees employees the right to view their personnel files at work ...

A learning-disabled man whom Glen Island Park fired filed a federal lawsuit and EEOC complaint against the Westchester County Parks Department alleging that his supervisors restrained him with shrink wrap and set it on fire ...

Great ideas drafted on whiteboards during meetings or brainstorming sessions can disappear if you don’t somehow capture them. Three low-cost ideas ...

DeKalb County faces a discrimination lawsuit by employees who allege that the county’s parks management, attempting to create a ”darker administration” to better reflect county demographics, discriminated against white employees ...

One part of the federal law that bans job discrimination (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act) makes it illegal to retaliate against employees who engage in “protected activity,” such as filing a discrimination complaint. But here’s a key point to remember: That protected activity must be related to discrimination claims under Title VII ...

Melville-based Comprehensive Benefits Consultants will pay $150,000 to four former employees who alleged the company’s owner and his son subjected them to name-calling, sexual jokes, hugging and grabbing ...