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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.

About 13,000 U.S. employers received letters recently alerting them that their company's injury and illness rates run "significantly higher" than national averages and warning them to shape up. The letters don't mean an automatic inspection, but they do increase the chances.

If your company hasn't offered severance pay before, now's a good time to add it to your benefits lineup.

Ever feel like a surrogate parent with certain young, entry-level workers? You're not alone.

Your company can save a lot of money (and potentially a life) by investing very little time or money in a safe-driving program.

Many baby boomers recently surveyed by AARP say they'd be willing to take service positions after they retire from their long-term careers.

A new Unum-Provident study says claims for obesity-related disabilities increased tenfold over the past 10 years.

Rather than training employees on 'soft skills,' it's best to hire people who already exhibit them. But determining an applicant's soft skills—such as personal accountability and a strong work ethic—is an inexact science.

Reason: Your competitors are shortening the length of time that new employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan.

If a good idea pops into your head while you’re driving your car, playing a round of golf or riding the commuter train, capture it this way...

As a college president, Leo Higdon is seeing higher education absorb some of the same pressures that have slammed business, from the shortened tenures of its leaders to some unprecedented financial pressures.