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: Creating a legal basis to reject (or fire) people who lie on their job applications.
Benefit: Providing a "statement of accuracy" on applications gives you strong legal standing against ...
If you're required to file an annual EEO-1 form, don't let the task slip: The EEOC can get tough with companies that shrug off this duty. Example: The EEOC filed a ...
It's illegal to discriminate in hiring, firing, promotions or pay because of a person's national origin. Courts have said national origin must refer to a country where the person was born ...
The hassle and cost of slogging to work is a big reason that good employees quit. And commuting pains aren't easing: Two-thirds of new jobs are now located in the suburbs, ...
Issue: More health insurance companies are offering plans that include Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).
Benefit: HSA popularity will take off in 2005-2006. And more insurers will translate into better plan ...
Here are a few highlights from an ABC News Web poll asking readers for the worst thing a boss ever told them.
Superior leaders can connect events that seem unrelated.
Here’s a bit of advice from the research director of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership on how to avoid going bad as a leader:
Don't be afraid to set different salary levels for employees who hold the same title. Different pay for the same job title is fine as long as you can prove that ...
Issue: A new IRS ruling says signing bonuses and early-termination payments are considered taxable wages.
Risk: Overlooking that decision can trigger compensation problems or IRS penalties.
Action: Take this ...