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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.

THE LAW. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although Title VII doesn't specifically mention ...
Don't spring severance-plan details on employees right before a layoff. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) says you must give employees advance notice ...
Make sure you're not shoehorning delivery workers into an "outside sales rep" category to avoid paying them overtime. To be considered exempt under the ...
Many companies are cutting costs by changing their employee benefits programs. But don't shoot from the hip when explaining these changes to employees, ...
You can monitor your employees' communications, within reasonable limits. But you can't let your monitoring escalate to eavesdropping and violate workers' ...
When an employee asks you to accommodate her claimed disability, don't put the request on the back burner.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires an "interactive process" with employees ...
Don't allow employees to use their disabilities as justification for poor behavior, especially if it clearly threatens your workplace. Even if an employee is ...
Providing a leave of absence is one way to "reasonably accommodate" disabled employees. But the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) doesn't require you to wait ...
When it comes to basic compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), simply calling your hourly workers "outsourced employees" won't let you off the hook ...
Half of the human resource professionals polled recently say they've approved Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requests that they believed were not legitimate. They felt obligated to grant the leave ...