Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protects employees against retaliation for taking FMLA leave. But a recent court decision makes clear that employees retain these rights only if they're actually ...
Issue: A poorly worded insurance policy can spark age discrimination lawsuits. Risk: If your policy excludes members of a protected class (age, race, gender, etc.)...
Expect the presidential election outcome to produce a small economic boost in certain industries, according to a new survey by outplacement consulting firm ...
Your organization counts on its supervisors to motivate employees. But that doesn't give supervisors free rein to use whatever tactics necessary. As the following case proves, you have the right, and, ...
Issue: When must employees provide proof of their need for FMLA leave? Benefit: You can require employees to provide proof when they request the leave. Action: Don't be ...
John Kerry and George Bush aren't the only people embroiled in political debates this month. So are some of your employees. And, with the country at war ...
Run supervisors through some basic training on strict
military-leave law. Why? More than 168,000 National Guard and reservists are currently on active duty and Congress is considering changes that would ...
Issue: Former employees can sue if your managers blab about employees' medical conditions to prospective employers. Risk: Ex-employees can file Americans ...
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a 27-minute training video that offers practical ways for businesses to identify ...
Make sure your severance agreements don't require employees to waive their rights to file a discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Why? As opposed to a ...