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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.

If your company has fewer than 50 workers, yet is somehow linked to another employer or location, you may incorrectly believe that you don't need to comply with ...
Formal orientations make new employees productive more quickly, and they make it easier on you to bring that person up to speed. But don't overwhelm new hires right away. Create a ...
Issue: A new ruling lowers the bar on what courts consider sexual harassment.
Risk: Allowing "boys to be boys", even if they don't target anyone for abuse, can now cost ...
Issue: Paying nonexempt workers for travel time can be tricky, especially if it involves several work sites or overnight travel.
Risk: Thousands of dollars, or more, in back pay ...
If you perform pre-employment medical tests on applicants, take your cues from the following case to avoid running afoul of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Three lessons to remember:
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Issue: New research helps you focus on boosting HR's standing within the organization.
Benefit: Improve your worth within the company and marketability ...
Hammer home safety rules to new hires before they start; don't expect "on the job" experience to teach them the safety ropes. Reason: New employees have a greater likelihood of being ...
The EEOC is suing a Pennsylvania steel plant for condoning sexual harassment by allowing offensive pictures, posters and calendars in the office. The lawsuit claims a shipping clerk and other female ...
Issue: Interviewers often have one pet question they use to test an applicant's quality.
Benefit: The right question can separate the contenders from the pretenders ...
Last month's blackout in the Northeast proved that company emergency-response plans must prepare for all types of disasters. Here are some online sources to help you review your plan: the Society ...