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 often bend over backward to give employees second chances. But when second chances turn into third and fourth chances, you'll  probably lose your patience and send the employee packing. Some employers, however, wrongly believe that they must cite a particularly serious behavior or performance problem as the last straw before termination. As a new ruling shows, that's simply not true ...

Court rulings periodically alter your responsibilities in offering COBRA continuing health coverage. Keeping abreast of those changes helps you stay in compliance and out of court ...

It's summertime, and corporate thoughts turn to company picnics and outdoor morale-boosting efforts. One word of caution: If your team-building exercises go beyond three-legged sack races and into the realm of reality TV, you could be headed for a lawsuit ...

Don't assume that medical employees with advanced training and licenses meet the FLSA's "learned profession" exemption, which allows employers to pay lawyers and doctors by the hour and still not pay them ...

Don't leave any wiggle room in your policies regarding when employees can use company vehicles for personal use. Make those policies clear and precise. If you don't provide understandable direction to employees, a court could interpret that as implied consent ...

With health insurance costs continuing to rise, you'll likely have to tell employees (again) that they'll shoulder more of the premium. Such news isn't new for most employees. But they may be reaching the boiling point ...

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are debating legislation that would make it the second state (after Michigan) to prohibit job discrimination based on a person’s height or weight. Passage of the bill in Massachusetts could spark interest in such laws in other states.

The immigration reforms being debated in the U.S. Senate could burden employers and HR professionals with an unwieldy and complex worker-verification system, say HR advocacy groups. Here are their specific concerns, plus how the legislation could affect you ...

Supervisors engage in more abuse of their staffers when they believe the overall organization makes unfair decisions, according to a new study in Personnel Psychology ...

Your 20-something employees are more worried about repaying student loans and moving into their first homes than saving for retirement. So convincing them to contribute to a 401(k) is often a tough sell. The solution: Make your pitch relevant to their lifestyles ...