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.

Can older workers file disparate impact claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)? On March 30, 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court answered in the affirmative.

Are you and your employees adequately protected in the event of a long-term illness? Despite the potential for dire consequences—such as exhausting their lifetime savings—few people secure long-term care insurance on their own.

The best doesn’t come along too often, but the worst, the mediocre and the merely OK show up all the time. Thus, recognizing when to say “No” is more valuable than knowing when to say “Yes.” Eliminate poor choices quickly, and you save everybody’s time.
Dennis Donovan describes his style of leadership as being an agent for change. When he joined Home Depot as an executive vice president, his goal was to put a human resources person in every store.
To former Pepsi executive Michael Feiner, “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” written in 1837 by Hans Christian Andersen, is the greatest leadership story ever told. You know the story. An emperor acts like a fool because his subjects are too cowed to tell him the truth: that he’s been hoodwinked into wearing invisible “clothes.” So, are your people telling you the truth? Here are some reasons why they might not be, and what you can do about it:
Workplaces are increasingly being disrupted by the ringing of personal cell phones and employees engaged in high-volume wireless talking ("cell yell"). As a result, more employers are establishing policies on when ...
Issue: Persuading top execs to approve new initiatives that will enhance HR's stature at your organization.
Risk: Your reputation, your career ... your credibility.
Action: Enlist a network of ...
In addition to using exit interviews that ask employees why they're leaving, conduct regular "stay interviews" to learn what your organization is doing right (and wrong) and to show that you ...
When it comes to handling employee complaints of unfair treatment, you'd better have a policy and a procedure in place to handle retaliation claims.
That's the $520,000 message a federal ...
AARP, the nation's largest organization for seniors, launched an online effort last month to help employers recruit older employees. Participating businesses will pay a fee, based on the number of employees, ...