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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.

Now would be a good time to review your organization's hiring, firing, promotion and pay policies for any hint of gender-based differences. Reason: The big Wal-Mart sex discrimination lawsuit that hit ...
Applicants will slap anything on their résumés if they think it will attract the recruiter's eye. So, recognizing the soaring cost of health insurance, more applicants are adding a Health Profile ...
Can employees sue your organization for failing to promote them to jobs they never even applied for? It seems crazy, but it could be true. Courts are increasingly opening a backdoor ...
Issue: Managers who make assumptions about employees' abilities to perform the job during and after pregnancy. Risk: A manager's offhand remark ...
In April, the Labor Department unveiled new rules that redefine the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) definitions of "exempt employees" (not eligible for overtime) and "nonexempt employees" (eligible for overtime) for ...
Issue: Several types of valuable HR certifications exist, and new ones emerge all the time, especially in compensation and benefits. Benefit: HR credentials ...
In 2004, 86 percent of employer health plans cover costs for birth-control choices, up from only 28 percent in 1993, says a new study published in the journal ...
Legal threats from interoffice romance typically come from harassment claims if the relationship sours. But here comes a new threat: employees who claim a "hostile environment" when favoritism caused by another ...
Issue: How much should you, or the hiring manager, "sell" a position versus giving the full picture, warts and all? Risk: Providing an overly rosy scenario will create ...
A new National Academy of Sciences study says damp, moldy buildings can make asthma worse and cause coughing and other respiratory problems in healthy people. And mold ...