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.

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One of the most common employment law claims is the uneven enforcement of workplace rules. The only foolproof way to counter such lawsuits ...

Have you worried about discharging an employee who just got an outstanding evaluation? It’s a legitimate concern, but don’t let it paralyze you ...

New York employees who quit their jobs for good cause are generally eligible for unemployment compensation payments. But does a newfound faith requiring no Sunday work justify quitting? ...

Employees say the darndest things. Take, for example, those who call in sick or are out on disability for conditions you strongly suspect are not quite as serious as they say ...

An appeals court ruled that the estate of Miguel Pena, a setting machine operator shot and killed by a fellow employee at Gutmann Leather in Chicago, may proceed with a wrongful death suit ...

“If I get one more write-up, if you think they had a problem in Virginia, it’ll be worse here.” That comment by  a Suffolk County (NY) Community College employee led to his arrest. At SeaWorld in Florida, a “joke” about the Virginia Tech shootings earned an employee the same fate. Here’s how to handle such comments in your organization. Plus, learn the 8 warning signs of violent worker behavior. 

The ADA protects disabled employees from discrimination and requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations. That doesn’t mean every minor impairment qualifies as a disability ...

Two employees fell while exiting their buildings. One got comp, the other didn’t ...

In light of Father's Day this month, it's the perfect time to spotlight an emerging workplace issue: discrimination against those with caregiving responsibilities. Those whose first thought was, Wouldn't it have been more timely to highlight this issue around Mother's Day?, have just perfectly exemplified why this issue needs to be addressed. One form of caregiver discrimination is acting on the stereotype that men are the breadwinners and not the caregivers, and thus, are not entitled to the same considerations as mothers. Of course, there are plenty of other forms of discrimination against caregivers, which spurred the EEOC to issue new guidance near the end of May on Unlawful Disparate Treatment Of Workers With Caregiving Responsibilities.

Most federal discrimination laws require employees who think they have been wronged to file a complaint with the EEOC or their state’s equivalent agency before going to federal court. But that’s not the case when it comes to disability discrimination cases brought under the Ohio Revised Code anti-discrimination provisions ...

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