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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.

Don't expect the Labor Department's proposal to revamp the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime provisions to take effect anytime soon. Labor received thousands of comments on the rules, proposed in March ...
If you hire commercial drivers, prepare to start collecting more pre-hire information from applicants. The Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) wants employers to ...
If your organization must keep track of workplace injuries on the OSHA 300 Form, take note: You are required to include employees' ergonomic-related injuries (such as carpal tunnel syndrome) on that ...
The next time an employee argues that he has a First Amendment right to say whatever he wants at work, wear a T-shirt with a controversial message or display ...
Most companies don't spend a lot of time worrying about their employees' privacy rights. But they should. Consider this: Privacy lawsuits jumped 300 percent ...
Having a list of applicants’ references won’t do you any good unless you can get those people to open up. Don’t know where to begin? Here are a few questions for starters:   Is she eligible to be rehired? If not, is this because your company has a general policy on rehiring employees, or is [...]
Warning: Courts may view especially young workers differently when it comes to the issue of harassment, affording them more leeway when they fail ...
THE LAW. Pre-employment tests are an effective tool to discover applicant's skills or abilities that can't be gleaned from an application or interview. And ...
Issue: You can be held liable for rejecting job applicants because of inaccurate background checks.
Risk: Defamation, invasion of privacy and wrongful-discharge lawsuits ...
Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), you can't fire a pregnant worker simply because of her condition. Nor can you force her to take leave as long as she's physically ...