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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It happens with maddening frequency: A promising applicant accepts an offer and then backs out at the last minute, or doesn’t show up on Day 1. Mid-level sales, financial and IT workers are most likely to pull the stunt, according to a survey of 100 search firms by Kennedy Information. To avoid being hit with [...]
If your company outsources HR tasks, don't expect the outside provider to share the rap for a Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification (WARN) Act violation, the law that requires certain companies ...
Issue: A new court ruling makes it more difficult to stop former employees from blitzing your workplace with e-mail messages, including those that criticize ...
One way managers can track what others are paying in their industry and job categories is online salary surveys. Employees and applicants use these sites to gauge their worth. Some leading sites: National Compensation Survey, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics slices and dices pay data by state, occupation and more. Find it at [...]
You know that you can't retaliate against employees who request accommodation under the Americans with Disabil-ities Act (ADA). But in addition to this anti-retaliation rule, the law includes a little-known "interference" ...
Issue: Many small organizations waste time and money complying with employment laws that apply only to larger businesses.
Benefit: By knowing which laws you can ignore, you'll trim your workload ...
When sending notice to a former employee about COBRA health insurance rights, define the type of "qualifying events" that cause COBRA to kick in. People have 60 days after a qualifying ...
If you hire commercial drivers, prepare to start collecting more pre-hire information from applicants. The Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) wants employers to ...
If your organization must keep track of workplace injuries on the OSHA 300 Form, take note: You are required to include employees' ergonomic-related injuries (such as carpal tunnel syndrome) on that ...
You've got a new reason to take a harder line on sexual banter and crude antics in the workplace. One of the most conservative courts of appeal sent a clear message ...