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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Counsel your managers to treat overtime complaints with respect, and avoid any cavalier statements or excuses about why someone hasn't been paid overtime. Reason: You face big risks by making such ...
You can discipline employees if you discover that they lied about their need for FMLA leave or they seriously misused their leave time. For example, a court recently upheld the firing ...
Issue: The Staten Island Ferry crash in October raised the issue of when you can investigate employees' prescription use. Risk: You could spark an ADA suit by asking too many ...
As the job market heats up, more applicants will accept jobs and then back out at the last minute, or simply fail to show up on Day 1. Midlevel sales, financial ...
Simply said, federal law requires you to provide men and women equal pay for equal work. While some situations dictate that you set pay differentials, say, for seniority, merit or quantity ...
Issue: Managers sometimes ignore bias claims when the "discriminator" and the "discriminatee" are from the same protected group. Risk: Your organization is liable under bias claims regardless of who makes ...
Issue: Direct reimbursement (DR) dental plans are becoming more popular.
Benefit: DR plans can slash your dental-plan admin costs. You can even eliminate the middleman ...
When calculating an employee's 12 weeks of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, always double-check your math, then run it by an HR boss or employment lawyer.
While you ...
Issue: Weigh and incorporate feedback on your ideas before "going public" with them.
Benefit: See the flaws in your plan, and spot opposition early on, so it, and your ...
If your organization offers life insurance benefits, now's the time to start looking into new vendors. Reason: Premiums could decline up to 30 percent nationwide over the next few years, according ...