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.

When an employee gives you a Social Security card or other document to complete the I-9 Form, how far must you go to prove that the document is genuine? ...
Former employees may ask you to put the best face, and possibly an unrealistic face, on their employment record, in exchange for releasing any lawsuit claims against you. But don't enter ...
Issue: Failing to train employees on discrimination and harassment can prove a costly mistake, but so is training them the wrong way. Benefit: Effective and ongoing training signals your "good-faith" ...
After a California utility worker saw his $200,000 in company stock plummet in value, he left work and filed a workers' compensation claim, citing stress. While the state workers' comp board ...
Caution your hiring managers to avoid making, or even hinting at, guarantees to prospective employees about long-term job commitments. "Talking up" permanence to lure applicants could crush your ability to fire ...
Issue: Whether you should adopt a zero-tolerance policy toward employee misconduct. Risks: A poor policy can trigger lawsuits, and even a well-drafted one can force you to fire otherwise-good employees. ...
Who is a serious applicant, and who is simply a "r�©sum�©-blaster?" It's a serious question, and the federal government is making it easier for you to decide. In the ...
Don't ask employees to sign away their rights, as part of a settlement agreement or lawsuit waiver, to file a discrimination claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commis-sion (EEOC) or ...
Issue: You must walk a fine line between allowing employees' religious expression and preventing that expression from harming the business or creating unbalanced treatment of employees. Benefit: Federal law says ...
Your competitors are shortening the length of time that new employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan. More than half (51 percent) of companies now allow 401(k) participation within ...