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.

The federal government published final rules in April redefining which employees are eligible for overtime pay (see our May 17 issue). Research Recommendations hosted a telephone conference that answered questions on the new rules. Following are excerpts from the audioconference.

You may have read that legislation sailed through the House last month that would give employers more time to challenge OSHA citations and allow small businesses to recoup legal fees when they defeat an OSHA lawsuit.

Although the U.S. Labor Department just unveiled its controversial rules on which employees are eligible for overtime pay, opponents of the rules aren't giving up.

Sometimes, you have to accept a setback. But effective leaders know how to cast bad news in the best possible light.
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policies that discuss employee behaviors and ...
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