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.

Now's a good time to carefully review your policy on whether employees receive pay for unused vacation time when they depart your organization.

Outside hires typically take twice as long to reach full productivity as in-house hires, and executives and managers can take even longer, according to a study by Mellon's Human Resources & Investor Solutions Service.

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: Must you always pay employees for their unused vacation time when they depart your organization?
Risk: An unclear vacation policy could allow terminated employees to sue you and collect ...
Issue: How to avoid the often-overlooked liabilities of using interns in your workplace. Risk: Courts view interns the same as employees, as "agents" of your organization. Plus, you face extra ...
A 54-year-old supervisor's management duties were handed to a 48-year-old employee. The supervisor sued under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. A federal appeals court tossed out the case. Court's reason: ...