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.

A new OfficeTeam survey asked employees what one thing would give them more job satisfaction. The runaway winner: more schedule flexibility (33 percent). The lesson: If possible, stagger schedules to ...
THE LAW. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) governs the administration of private employers' employee benefit plans and the rights of plan beneficiaries. Congress passed the law in ...
Issue: Make sure you're in the right before punishing people for 'misusing' FMLA leave. Risk: Tons in legal fees defending an arbitrary decision. Action: Make it clear to employees ...
A female supervisor repeatedly complimented a female customer service rep on her choice of jewelry, clothing and hairstyle. The rep sued, alleging the constant comments were harassing and constituted a hostile ...
Author and consultant Terri Robinson reminds us of mistakes employers make — turnoffs that can "help your competitor hire your future employee."
Issue: The new Medicare law allows employees to set up tax-free savings accounts to cover uninsured medical costs. Benefit: Setting up HSAs for employees could allow you to offer them ...

Good news: You no longer have to notify employees suspected of workplace misconduct that they are targets of third-party investigations. Congress recently altered the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) ...

Unfortunately, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) doesn't come with a laundry list of conditions that qualify as disabilities. So what about attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ...
Issue: The longer an employee stays out on workers' comp, the less likely he or she is to return to work. Risk: Higher workers' comp and associated medical costs; plus ...
The Federal Trade Commission estimates more than 27 million Americans became victims of identity theft in the past five years. Check your practices against those below to decide whether you’re doing all you should to protect your colleagues, clients—and yourself—from identity theft at work. __ If I must ask clients for personal information, I do [...]