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.

Disabled people find it difficult to tell prospective employers about their disability and any accommodations they need, according to the National Center for Disability Services (NCDS), www.ncds.org.

Previously, the U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division focused most of its audit efforts on selected low-wage industries with immigrant work forces and high rates of labor-law violation, such as health care, agriculture and garment manufacturing. New targets include manufacturing and service industries.

You don't need to wait until an employee leaves to hold an exit interview. You can gain valuable feedback by asking a few key questions of candidates who turned down your job offers.

Bright and ambitious young people don't need Donald Trump for a great apprenticeship. Your company or industry group can climb into the act, as well.

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 the employee contributions are made.

Often, asking pointed questions is the only way you can learn what you need to know.
A junior staffer or administrative assistant can give you priceless information about what people are really thinking … if you know how to ask.
He was known for his reticence and composure, yet Gen. George C. Marshall, in at least three famous moments, publicly confronted his superiors.


The next time you consider a request for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), remember this: For employees to be covered under the FMLA for their own "serious ...
Issue: Some employers want to create male-only or female-only positions, often for privacy reasons.
Risk: You risk a discrimination lawsuit if this policy doesn't have a sound business reason ...