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.

Issue: Courts will frown on "rubber-stamped" discipline against an employee who has complained of harassment. Risk: You can be implicated as part of an internal "conspiracy" to retaliate. Action: ...
By Dec. 1, 2004, all U.S. employers will have the option of using a phone-based system to check whether new hires have the right to work in the United States.
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Your organization can defend itself against race discrimination lawsuits in many ways, but a recent ruling illustrates how three excuses will flop in court ...
Issue: Temporary workers who are hired on as employees often fly under the radar of pre-employment checks. Risk: No legal recourse if your temp-turned-employee goes bad. Action: Treat temps ...
A new, well-publicized study could raise skepticism, and potential legal complaints, by shorter employees about your pay practices.
Taller employees earn more money and promotional opportunities, says the University of ...
As the calendar turns to an election year, here's a good point to remind managers: Don't retaliate against employees or applicants simply because of their off-duty political activities and comments ...
Make sure you keep your insurance payments up to date. If you let your policy lapse and an employee files a claim, you open up yourself ...
Opponents in Congress recently dropped their opposition to the Labor Department's proposed rules that redefine which employees qualify for overtime pay.
That clears the way for Labor to release the ...

Good news: Your organization no longer has to notify employees suspected of workplace misconduct that they are targets of third-party investigations. That's because Congress recently reauthorized the Fair Credit Reporting Act ...

Issue: Courts continue to ambush employers' attempts to tighten leave-notification procedures. Risk: Following a policy that violates federal law. Action: Route employee-absence calls to one person (possibly you) who ...