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.

Say your marketing director breaks his leg during an after-hours employee basketball-league game. Who's responsible? Courts are very likely to say your company is.

If you're an owner/executive of a C corporation, it's time to sit down with your tax adviser to see if your compensation passes IRS muster.

One of the good things about owning a business is that you can give yourself some nice perks, like a company car. This Special Report explains strategies to: (1) minimize the tax hit on corporate-owned cars provided to you and other key employees and (2) maximize the tax savings for your corporation.

Q: As always, I mailed my 2003 tax return as soon as possible. But soon after I mailed it, my broker sent me a corrected Form 1099 that restated dividend income. Do I have to file an amended return, even though it was the brokerage firm's error? K.R., Crawfordsville, Ind.

While debate on the current same-sex marriage controversy centers on "Is it legal/moral?," your business faces a different question: How do gay couples fit into workplace policies involving everything from family leave to medical benefits?

Just because an older employee is preparing to retire, it doesn't give your organization the right to push him out the door.

An administrative judge for the NLRB ordered Prudential Insurance to hold a new union election because the company distributed anti-union e-mails but didn't allow organizers to access the system.

Who is a serious applicant, and who is simply a "résumé blaster"? It's an important question, and the federal government is making it easier for you to decide.

After a California utility worker saw his $200,000 in company stock plummet in value, he left work and filed a workers' comp claim, citing stress.

At age 8, Michael Dell answered an ad in a comic book promising a high school diploma by taking a simple test. The saleswoman who showed up at the Dells’ door a few weeks later nearly fainted when “Mr.Michael Dell” turned out to be a kid in a red bathrobe.