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.

It's not a topic you can ignore anymore.

Last-ditch efforts to block new federal overtime rules died last month, meaning the U.S. Labor Department is poised to publish new rules within the next month or two.

In his State of the Union speech, President Bush made a hearty push for Congress to pass association health plan (AHP) legislation. But don't hold your breath.

 Treat failure as temporary setback.

To see how well your organization deals with your customers’ orders, needs and problems, invest an hour each month “walking in their shoes." 

Issue: How to follow Americans with Disabilities Act rules requiring an "interactive process" with disabled employees.
Benefit: You can reject an accommodation request if the employee won't cooperate in the ...
Issue: Misrepresenting a job offer by failing to disclose key facts or overselling the position.
Risk: Hiring managers who don't tell the full story about a job could expose the ...
Issue: Some utilities and government groups offer businesses free energy audits. Benefit: By suggesting such audits, you position yourself as a strategic thinker looking out for the organization's bottom line. ...
Issue: Retaliation complaints by employees doubled in the past decade.
Risk: Even if you escape liability on an initial employment lawsuit, you could be smacked with a secondary retaliation charge. ...
Issue: The media's growing interest in HR and workplace issues. Benefit: By gaining publicity for your organization, you can aid recruitment efforts and earn kudos from top brass. Action: ...