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.

When does a company officially "know" of a harassment complaint? It's not always when the complaint is lodged with the designated person in your reporting procedures. If your lower-level managers get ...
THE LAW. The Equal Pay Act (EPA) of 1963 prohibits employers from dishing out different wages or bene-fits on the basis of gender for "equal work on jobs (requiring) equal skill, ...
In what gay-rights groups are calling a landmark decision, a federal appeals court has said that homosexuals can use federal civil rights laws to sue for alleged harassment. In the ...
A worker injured his back on the job and complained that he was suffering chronic pain as a result. He claimed the pain caused major depression and anxiety that drove him ...
Several UPS employees who could only see out of one eye claimed their sight was a disability and that UPS' policy of not allowing them to drive a truck was discriminatory ...
Wal-Mart employee Stephanie Beckel complained to a general manager that her supervisor was sexually harassing her. When the general manager told her not to discuss the matter with anyone but himself ...
After a top-performing African-American server at Denny's was transferred to a different location, the restaurant unexpectedly reassigned her to busing tables. She walked off the job and sued, alleging that she ...
A California computer worker was denied a job in a pharmaceutical factory because he refused to take a required mumps shot. He refused because the vaccine included material from chicken embryos ...
Now's the time to improve your employee relations. Reason: Labor unions see opportunity in the current anti-corporate mood, and they're hoping to ride this wave of public distrust to victories in ...
Companies that have 15 or more employees are covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). But do the company partners or shareholders count toward that total? The Supreme Court has ...