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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.

Glass-ceiling lawsuits, in which women or minorities claim they're prevented advancement beyond a certain point, are tough to prove, but not impossible. If an employee can show a pattern of discrimination, ...
Issue: How to sort out federal law and emerging state and local rules on same-sex marriages and unions. Benefit/risk: You don't need to extend ...
While it may be tempting, avoid firing employees in reaction to their in-house complaints or lawsuits, even if you think the charges are without merit. Reason: A jury will likely see ...
Issue: Finding the right HR job is challenging due to downsizing and the growth of HR technology and specialties. Benefit: Headhunters who recruit HR professionals can help, but only if ...
If your organization has offered little or no severance pay, now's a good time to beef up that benefit.
Reason: Choppy economic conditions the past few years saw many employees ...
You know that certain questions are off-limits in a job interview. Just one wrong query, say about a candidate’s marital status or ethnicity, could run afoul of federal sex, age, race, religious, disability or national origin discrimination laws. But what do you do when a candidate volunteers such personal information? It’s too late to pretend [...]
It's a fact: A small but growing number of employers use location-awareness technology, better known as global positioning systems, or GPS, to help keep track of their employees, boost productivity, sharpen ...
You’re often pressed into service to write employment ads for new job openings. But you may not be aware that a few poorly chosen words could open up the organization to a discrimination claim. For example, see if you can recognize the three problems with the following ad: “Waiters/busboys. Looking for energetic, recent H.S. grad [...]
THE LAW. Many organizations don't think twice about using independent contractors. They're an attractive labor source because you don't have to shell out payroll taxes or benefits for them, nor are ...
Managers can learn a lot from other managers’ mistakes. Here are two recent court cases that show how seemingly small errors can come back to hurt the organization:   Don’t go easy on disabled workers. At evaluation time, some supervisors wrongly take the easy way out, glossing over an employee’s poor performance and refusing to [...]