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.

An employee's ability to sue your organization expires at different times under various employment laws. For example, in most states, employees can file sexual harassment lawsuits within 300 days of the ...
Issue: Can you terminate, or refuse to hire, people based on their impact to your health plan?
Risk: Employees have two paths to sue you for such cost-trimming employment actions. ...
The federal government extended a pilot program to all 50 states that will let you go online to check the authenticity of new hires' work authorization documents, such as Social Security ...
Several applicants over age 40 complained to the EEOC about age bias after they were turned down for admission to a maritime training apprenticeship program. The EEOC sued the program and ...
Issue: Creating a legal basis to reject (or fire) people who lie on their job applications.
Benefit: Providing a "statement of accuracy" on applications gives you strong legal standing against ...
If you're required to file an annual EEO-1 form, don't let the task slip: The EEOC can get tough with companies that shrug off this duty. Example: The EEOC filed a ...
It's illegal to discriminate in hiring, firing, promotions or pay because of a person's national origin. Courts have said national origin must refer to a country where the person was born ...
The hassle and cost of slogging to work is a big reason that good employees quit. And commuting pains aren't easing: Two-thirds of new jobs are now located in the suburbs, ...
Issue: More health insurance companies are offering plans that include Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).
Benefit: HSA popularity will take off in 2005-2006. And more insurers will translate into better plan ...
Don't track applicants' race, sex, religion, age or national origin information on their applications or any other pre-offer documents unless you're required to do so under certain affirmative-action laws. And if ...