Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

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Employees are clearly entitled to their own religious beliefs. But your organization doesn't need to bend the rules to allow those beliefs to interfere with the rights of other employees.
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After a workplace investigation, check with all parties involved (including witnesses) to make sure they haven't been retaliated against. The case: During an investigation into misconduct, employee Donny Abbott told supervisors ...
Reminder: Keep your summary of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in your workplace last year posted until April 30. (Prior to 2003, you had to post that data only through ...
Last year, the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) required organizations that sponsored large health care plans (more than $5 million in premiums or claims) to start complying with ...
Issue: Retaining the best employees should be a high priority for your organization as the economy picks up. Benefits: Reduces recruitment and retraining ...
Your organization is typically liable for injuries caused by employees when they're "acting within the scope of employment." You aren't liable when employees cause injuries on their own free time. But ...
Between Feb. 1 and April 30, many U.S. employers must post a summary of the number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in their workplace last year. Your organization can ...
Issue: More employers are offering domestic-partner benefits to both same-sex and opposite-sex couples. Benefit/risk: Such benefits can provide a good recruiting tool, but thorny legal and tax issues must be ...
The U.S. Labor Department published new rules last year saying that companies offering health insurance must give employees more specifics on their rights to COBRA continuing health coverage.
The rules ...
In January, a government panel approved the first major update of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations since 1991. That move revises the ADA's Accessibility Guidelines, which govern how organizations must ...