Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

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Issue: New managers need your help, especially in their first three months. Benefits: Smoother management transitions, and they'll see you as an asset rather than as a nuisance. Action: ...
Employees won't sue you for snooping in their e-mail if you make it clear (early and often) that it's not their e-mail. It's your property, and you hold the right to ...
Issue: Many organizations don't reap the full financial benefits from their employee-assistance programs (EAPs) because employees underuse them. Benefits: When fully used ...
HR spending often wildly varies from the senior management's priorities, says a new Watson Wyatt survey. Examples: While managers ranked staff selection second in terms of their priorities, it ranked 36th ...
Employees are clearly entitled to their own religious beliefs. But your organization doesn't need to bend the rules to allow those beliefs to interfere with the rights of other employees.
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After a workplace investigation, check with all parties involved (including witnesses) to make sure they haven't been retaliated against. The case: During an investigation into misconduct, employee Donny Abbott told supervisors ...
Reminder: Keep your summary of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in your workplace last year posted until April 30. (Prior to 2003, you had to post that data only through ...
Last year, the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) required organizations that sponsored large health care plans (more than $5 million in premiums or claims) to start complying with ...
Issue: Retaining the best employees should be a high priority for your organization as the economy picks up. Benefits: Reduces recruitment and retraining ...
Your organization is typically liable for injuries caused by employees when they're "acting within the scope of employment." You aren't liable when employees cause injuries on their own free time. But ...