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: Welcome new employees with information and support. Benefits: Smoother transition for new hires, improved productivity and reduced turnover. Action: Use the following tips to bring new hires up ...
Issue: Employee disagreements are often laid at the feet of HR. Risk: Disputes can lower morale, cut productivity and even trigger violence. Action: Follow the following 5-step plan for ...
A hospital fired an ER doctor for violating its gender-specific dress code. The doctor had continued to wear nail polish, cosmetics and "visible female undergarments" after being warned that his appearance ...
Issue: Can employees earn FMLA leave if they just show symptoms of an ailment that eventually becomes a qualifying "serious condition?" Benefit: The answer is "No." You don't have to ...
The Labor Department is putting new teeth into its rules that require employers to deposit employee 401(k) contributions by the 15th business day of the month following the month in which ...
Don't worry about assigning an employee to a job in which she'll need to upgrade her skills, even if that employee previously filed a lawsuit against your organization. Reason: As long ...
Issue: If an employee has one foot out the door, can you push the other foot out, too?
Risk: "Retiring" an employee before he's ready can open the organization to ...
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. The state workers' comp board said ...
Even if your state or local laws protect employees based
on their "marital status" or "family responsibilities," that
doesn't mean parent/employees can create their own schedule. You can still ...
Issue: Managers often unwittingly put your organization at risk when terminating someone. Risk: One wrongful-termination lawsuit or discrimination ...