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.

So, you're thinking about creating a program to help settle employee conflicts in-house. That's smart; a successful alternative dispute-resolution (ADR) program lets you identify and address problems while they're still manageable ...
Issue: Many employers trip over the issue of when to pay on-call workers.
Risk: One mistake can result in big damages, forcing you to pay several workers for years of ...
Avoid dress-code rules that have no clear business reason or health and safety reason, plus check with your state labor department to see if your state has a pay-for-uniform ...
Issue: EEOC's revamped EEO-1 form could add new burdens on your compliance paperwork.
Risk: You can be fined for "willful" noncompliance ...
Here's a simple way to cut your health costs: Encourage managers to lower their voice and treat employees more fairly. Reason: Employees who work under bosses who are judged to be ...
The U.S. Supreme Court's pivotal rulings in the University of Michigan affirmative action cases this summer provide some direction on how far employers can go ...
Knowing why employees leave is crucial to finding the cause for turnover. And exit interviews can be a great tool to obtain that feedback. Use these tips to make the most of those meetings: Schedule it in advance. This sends the message that you take the exit interview seriously. Don’t squeeze it in as the [...]
In this post-Enron world, it’s important to show your staff (and possibly, a court) that you’re serious about being a good corporate citizen.
You’d think wanting your work force to look healthy and in reasonable shape would be good for business, especially if your employees work face to face with customers or clients. Not necessarily, if a recent court case is any indication.
Ever wonder if you’re being set up for a lawsuit? You might be if one of your employees has got you thinking about letting her work from home instead of coming to the workplace. Why? Because if you don’t set it up just right, a crafty plaintiff attorney— like me—may come knocking on your door.