Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

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Issue: Web-based payroll services for small businesses offer more features than ever, and at better prices.
Benefit: Save HR time and cut your administrative costs.
Action: Look into the ...
You may think that if an employee subjects both male and female co-workers to the same offensive conduct, employees of neither sex can file a sexual-harassment lawsuit.
In past cases, ...
The Internet's main oversight agency gave preliminary approval last month for the creation of a new domain name, .jobs, that would make it easier for employers to promote job openings on ...
Issue: Whether a marketing strategy can, or should, dictate your organization's hiring practice.
Risk: Any hiring strategy that appears to discriminate against a protected class is fair game for EEOC ...
Possibly to offset lower salaries, jobs in the nonprofit and government sectors typically come with richer employee benefits than similar private-sector jobs, according to a new Mercer HR Consulting study. It ...
If your organization regards an employee as having a
"disability", even if his or her condition doesn't rise to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)'s definition, your actions could cause ...
Issue: Two employees ask to share one job: Should your organization approve it?
Risk/benefit: Job sharing can improve retention and boost morale, but it also can spark negative side effects. ...
If you hire lots of temporary employees and fear that they'll join with the regular staff to organize a union, we have good news: A new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ...
If you have military reservists on staff, you can call them to work right after they return from their weekend duty or other service obligations. Contrary to what you may have ...