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.

Perk up if an employee's spotless performance suddenly deteriorates. That alone, even if the employee never mentions a word about a health condition, ...
Issue: Courts will make your company follow through on oral promises you make about benefits.
Risk: You or an ill-informed manager could inadvertently force your company to provide benefits it ...
Employment law experts say the epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) could raise employers' obligations to protect workers' health and safety, particularly among companies that have employees overseas ...
You know to investigate harassment complaints when they land on your desk. But what if the complaining employee shows a lack of interest in her initial complaint, ...
Issue: New Labor Department proposals add paperwork burden.
Risk: Using outdated COBRA notices puts you on the government's hit list, resulting in fines up to $110 per violation, per day. ...
If you've just started surveying employees about job satisfaction and workplace improvements, the first surveys will show unusually low scores. That's because employees have lots of pent-up negative comments if they've ...
If your company has policies on job transfers or resignations (and it should), make sure they are clearly articulated and strictly followed by managers ...
Issue: Using school transcripts to screen applicants can lead to discrimination claims.
Risk: Without guidance, hiring managers can inadvertently use school records ...
When a dispute arises over whether an employee's injury makes him eligible for disability benefits, you don't have to defer to the employee's personal ...
It seems crazy that your employees can use their allotted 12 weeks of annual job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to work at a second job. But ...