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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You've posted an entry-level position, and now you're getting flooded with résumés from candidates with substantial skills, education and experience. What do you do with these overqualified applicants? Here's some expert advice:
Make sure your hiring managers understand that customer preference should play no part in their hiring decisions. Applicants' race, age, sex or religion ...
Issue: Must you seek permission each time you want to review an employees' credit record?
Benefit: As a new court ruling shows, the answer is 'no;' you can obtain one ...
Retaliating against employees for filing harassment complaints is an obvious no-no. But that doesn't mean employees automatically earn a "Do not touch" label ...
Issue: The EEOC is targeting employers who drag their heels on employees' disability accommodation requests.
Risk: Courts could see your delay tactics as illegal "constructive discharge" of disabled employees...
You can't stop employees and low-level supervisors from comparing notes and speculating about management's motivations; the right to complain is practically ...
A new Labor Department opinion letter makes clear that you can require employees to provide new medical certification, not just recertification, for their first FMLA absences in a new "FMLA year." ...
A new Labor Department opinion letter clarifies that you can require employees to provide new medical certification, not just recertification, for their first FMLA absences in a new "leave year."
The EEOC just issued new guidelines that explain issues such as:
  • When a vision impairment qualifies as a "disability" under the ADA;
  • What questions you can ask job ...
The problem of presenteeism, when employees come to work even though they're sick, is an increasing concern for U.S. employers, according to a new CCH survey. Nearly half (48 percent) of ...