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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.

I am one of three owners in a small business. We're concerned about the impact of a disability on one of us. What are the possible tax ramifications if we buy disability insurance on the lives of all three business owners to fund a disability buyout? How do we structure the arrangement to benefit from lower capital gains taxes?

Quick quiz: If you hire temporary employees, what does your contract with the temp agency say about performing background checks? Is it your duty? Is it theirs?

Don't slack off on safety efforts just because you've heard that the U.S. workplace has become safer.

Make sure you keep your insurance payments up to date, and never "oversell" the quality or quantity of your employee benefits.

This time of year, companies often pass the hat to help the less fortunate. Word of caution: Make contributions an option.

Paying employees via direct deposit saves time and money. But can you mandate that all employees must receive their wages through direct deposit? The answer is "No," according to the U.S. Labor Department.

Great résumés are a dime a dozen, particularly in the Internet era. That's why smart business owners use clever interview techniques to smoke out résumé lies and exaggerations.

Congress clears way for overtime revamp.

 

Medicare reforms include pro-business changes.

 

Congress gives all employers ability to confirm I-9 documents.

 

Create a drug-free workplace with free government advice.

 

 

Issue: Court raises threshold for employees to qualify for FMLA leave. Benefit: Workers can take FMLA leave if they have a serious condition causing three consecutive full days of incapacity, ...
Counsel your managers to treat overtime complaints with respect, and avoid any cavalier statements or excuses about why someone hasn't been paid overtime. Reason: You face big risks by making such ...