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.

After 12 years with the same company, I am losing my job due to a merger. I have no other job lined up. Should I elect COBRA health and dental coverage? Are there any tax benefits?

The IRS turns a skeptical eye toward what it deems "unreasonable compensation" paid to C corp owner-executives. The taxman can decide your salary is too large and label part of it as a nondeductible dividend.

The federal government is cranking up its workplace safety inspections, especially targeting repeat offenders and companies with unusually high reports of workplace injuries and illnesses.

As the Internet flourishes, scores of Internet profiteers and disgruntled ex-employees are rushing to claim Web site addresses ("domain names") of companies and then turning around and attempting to sell the addresses back to the companies.

If your small business offers generous benefits, promote that point hard in your want-ads.

A recent case reminds employers that it's illegal to retaliate against workers who participate in any type of workplace investigation.

Reminder: New federal safety rules kicked in Jan. 3 for truckers.

Short-term disabilities don't last as long at companies where employees report their disability claims quickly, according to a report by CIGNA Group Insurance.

If you think elder care issues affect only the female portion of your work force, think again.
 
If you need to hire temporary workers, don’t wait too long to sign that contract. Temp hiring has increased in the past five months and the growing demand will eventually raise temp wages.