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.

Unless you manage a team of clones who all do exactly the same tasks in the same ways, the employee-of-the-month approach leads to apples-and-oranges comparison that spawn mistrust and resentment.
Thorough background checks can help you defeat any negligent hiring claim.
But what if applicants' background checks come up clean, yet they begin displaying troublesome behavior at your workplace. In ...
Issue: What you don't say in a job-offer letter may be just as important as what you do say. Risk: Fired employees may try to use poorly written job-offer letters ...
It's not uncommon to realize that employees on Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave aren't as productive as their temporary replacements. That puts you in the sticky situation of wishing you ...
THE LAW. Don't believe employees' claims about their desktop privacy. Current laws give your organization wide latitude to monitor and restrict employees' use of e-mail, the Internet and other computer ...
The death of a loved one affects more than just the people who suffer the loss; it also affects the organizations where they work. The Grief Recovery Institute estimates that employees’ grief costs U.S. companies $37.5 billion a year in lost productivity. Here’s what a survey of newly bereaved employees found: 90 percent said they [...]
Typically, employees can file Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) lawsuits no later than two years after the alleged violation. But if a worker can prove that your organization "willfully" violated ...
Issue: A key new ruling says your organization can offer benefit packages designed specifically for older employees. Benefit: More flexibility to set employee perks; eliminates the fear of "reverse" age ...
Issue: Employees who miss work frequently often show predictable patterns.
Benefit: Knowing which people are likely to avoid work can help cut costly absenteeism.
Action: Once you know how ...
It's clear that some jobs require employees to work on site and work alongside others. But must you state that fact in every job description? The following case says "No," you ...