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.

If you have hard-charging salespeople on staff, keep an eye out for steep drops in their productivity, requests for pay advances and questionable absences and expenses. Reason: Those are signs of ...
Reminder to employers: You may have heard that the gender pay gap is closing somewhat. But don't slack off in your efforts to comply with the Equal Pay Act.
The ...
Issue: More organizations are jumping into outsourcing, but many aren't impressed with the results. Risk: Farming out the wrong functions can actually lower HR efficiency. Action: Determine which functions ...
A California chiropractor successfully improved morale (and, he believes, cut turnover) by simply giving every employee a set of customized business cards sporting their job titles. ...
Your organization isn't unionized, so you shouldn't care about the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), right?
Wrong! The NLRA applies to all employers, including nonunion ones. And the law's impact ...
Issue: Workplace violence claims about 2 million victims each year. Risk: The resulting injuries and trauma translate to $13.5 billion in medical costs and 1.75 million days of work lost ...
THE LAW. The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 makes it your responsibility to hire only people who can legally work in the United States. That includes U.S. ...
Organizations that employ foreign workers on H-1B visas must now take an extra step when terminating them: notifying the federal government. Example: A software company hired a programmer on a ...
You must accommodate employees with disabilities. But what's technically considered a "disability" under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? The law says it's any physical or mental impairment that limits one ...
Issue: Strong communication with employees is a vital part of controlling health care insurance costs.
Benefit: Employees who understand the forces driving up their premiums are more likely to play ...