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.

Somewhere along the line, you will en-counter poor-performing employees who whine, assign blame, watch the clock or drag down morale. These types might improve with counseling, but the odds are they won’t. Why, then, might you hesitate to fire such people? Here are four lousy excuses for not imposing proper discipline: 1. “I need him.” [...]

Issue: All the talent in the world won't help if your mouth works against you.
Risk: A penchant to blurt out inappropriate comments at work can undermine your credibility with ...

When it comes to enforcing your organization's dress code, consistency is the name of the game.
As the following case shows, you can't prevent employees from wearing union-related shirts, hats ...
Issue: Many organizations rebounding from the economic slump are rehiring former employees.
Risk: You face special legal dangers when bringing back people who were laid off, fired or quit on ...
Employees are not seeing their share of record-setting corporate profits, prompting more and more to leave for greener pastures as the job market improves.
Even in conversation, Maj. Richard “Dick” Winters shows the leadership traits that made him a key player on D-day and a pivotal character in the HBO World War II series Band of Brothers. Here’s a sampling of how Winters’ careful preparation honed his leadership skills:
Issue: How to improve benefits and employee morale without busting the budget.
Benefit: Employees soon forget how they spent bonus money but will remember what they did with a surprise ...
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) says you can't fire, demote or discipline a pregnant employee simply because of her condition. Take that one step further by reminding supervisors that they also ...
Issue: More employers are testing job candidates by hiring them as temps first.
Risk: Temps converted to regular staff often fly under the radar of pre-employment checks, plus create other ...
During this year's fierce hurricane season, several Florida businesses courted legal trouble by requiring employees to report to work in the midst of ...