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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Issue: Can you terminate, or refuse to hire, people based on their impact to your health plan?
Risk: Employees have two paths to sue you for such cost-trimming employment actions. ...
The federal government extended a pilot program to all 50 states that will let you go online to check the authenticity of new hires' work authorization documents, such as Social Security ...
Here are a few highlights from an ABC News Web poll asking readers for the worst thing a boss ever told them.
Superior leaders can connect events that seem unrelated.
Here’s a bit of advice from the research director of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership on how to avoid going bad as a leader:
When employees return to work after taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), you must restore either their original job or an equivalent job with the same pay, ...

Issue: U.S. employers lose nearly $60 billion each year due to trade-secret theft, but many still often overlook this risk.
Risk: Your organization can be ruined if competitors gain access ...

The U.S. Labor Department unveiled new limits on the type of responsibilities you can give teen employees in certain industries. The key changes, which take effect Feb. 14: new limits on ...
Say you have an employee who complains that certain workplace smells make him or her sick. If the employee asks for an accommodation to block out the offending odors, must you ...
Issue: Court ruling says employees can perform light-duty work during their FMLA leave.
Benefit: In such cases, time spent on light-duty work would count toward the employees' 12-week FMLA allotment ...