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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It's back ... Just when you thought you'd heard the last word about complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the final compliance phase is just around the ...
Issue: A court ruling said sitcom writers have a "creative necessity" to engage in overtly sexual banter.
Risk: While the TV network was allowed to use this defense in a ...
If your organization's job application doesn't include a "statement of accuracy," add one fast. In signing, applicants promise they've given complete and accurate answers. Such statements provide a solid legal basis ...
THE LAW. While no federal law re-quires your organization to write job descriptions for each employee, it's a wise legal move that most employers follow. When drafting job descriptions ...
Issue: HR must walk a legal tightrope when employees are suspected of in-house theft. Risk: A bungled theft investigation increases your organization's ...
When you provide references about former employees, keep quiet about whether the ex-employee had sued the company in the past. And train managers to do the same. Spilling the beans about ...
Issue: The danger of telling employees "Don't bother reading that; it probably doesn't apply to you." Risk: Courts may view your action as a cover-up, sparking ...
The most popular thing U.S. employers do to help employees alleviate holiday-related stress is to schedule holiday events during business hours ...
Make sure all versions of your company policies, whether in employee handbooks, online policies or even offer letters, contain clear at-will employment statements.
As this ruling shows, you won't be ...
Issue: Even with the economy moving again, employers are playing it safe, budgeting for modest employee pay raises in 2005. Benefit: By pointing ...