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.

Issue: Temporary workers who are hired on as employees often fly under the radar of pre-employment checks. Risk: No legal recourse if your temp-turned-employee goes bad. Action: Treat temps ...
A new, well-publicized study could raise skepticism, and potential legal complaints, by shorter employees about your pay practices.
Taller employees earn more money and promotional opportunities, says the University of ...
As the calendar turns to an election year, here's a good point to remind managers: Don't retaliate against employees or applicants simply because of their off-duty political activities and comments ...
Make sure you keep your insurance payments up to date. If you let your policy lapse and an employee files a claim, you open up yourself ...
Opponents in Congress recently dropped their opposition to the Labor Department's proposed rules that redefine which employees qualify for overtime pay.
That clears the way for Labor to release the ...

Good news: Your organization no longer has to notify employees suspected of workplace misconduct that they are targets of third-party investigations. That's because Congress recently reauthorized the Fair Credit Reporting Act ...

Issue: Courts continue to ambush employers' attempts to tighten leave-notification procedures. Risk: Following a policy that violates federal law. Action: Route employee-absence calls to one person (possibly you) who ...
Issue: The phrases you use to offer your ideas can sabotage your credibility with other people. Benefit: Nobody takes you seriously when you don't speak confidently. Action: Take the ...
The Labor Department's beefed-up compliance audits and prosecutions of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) complaints packed a wallop last year. Total back wages collected for workers in
fiscal 2003 jumped ...
If you’re ever hauled into court to testify in a case against our organization, what you say, and how you say it, can sink our defense or make our arguments float. And don’t forget: More than your credibility as a manager may be on trial; you could be held personally liable for your actions, if [...]