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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.

Issue: Punishing workers for protesting work conditions could constitute "unfair labor practices", even if your work force isn't unionized.
Risk: Defending an NLRA claim ...
It happens with maddening frequency: A promising applicant accepts an offer and then backs out at the last minute, or doesn’t show up on Day 1. Mid-level sales, financial and IT workers are most likely to pull the stunt, according to a survey of 100 search firms by Kennedy Information. To avoid being hit with [...]
If your company outsources HR tasks, don't expect the outside provider to share the rap for a Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification (WARN) Act violation, the law that requires certain companies ...
Issue: A new court ruling makes it more difficult to stop former employees from blitzing your workplace with e-mail messages, including those that criticize ...
One way managers can track what others are paying in their industry and job categories is online salary surveys. Employees and applicants use these sites to gauge their worth. Some leading sites: National Compensation Survey, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics slices and dices pay data by state, occupation and more. Find it at [...]
You know that you can't retaliate against employees who request accommodation under the Americans with Disabil-ities Act (ADA). But in addition to this anti-retaliation rule, the law includes a little-known "interference" ...
Issue: Many small organizations waste time and money complying with employment laws that apply only to larger businesses.
Benefit: By knowing which laws you can ignore, you'll trim your workload ...
When sending notice to a former employee about COBRA health insurance rights, define the type of "qualifying events" that cause COBRA to kick in. People have 60 days after a qualifying ...
HR professionals are gearing up for an expected wave of turnover as the job market recovers and workers split for better opportunities.
Fifty-six percent of HR pros say it's extremely ...
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave annually for the birth or adoption of a child, their own ...