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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When establishing or changing your Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policy, don't skimp on paper. Spread the policy far and wide. Rule of thumb: If you mention FMLA ...
So-called 'salts' are pro-union applicants who try to win jobs in hopes of organizing a nonunion company. You can't simply reject such applicants because of their ...
Courts typically don't consider pregnancy alone to be a "serious medical condition" qualifying for job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). But, ...
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is starting a new voluntary mediation pilot program in which private-sector discrimination charges filed ...
Your company could be forced to shell out more overtime pay to lower-paid workers under a long-awaited Labor Department modernization of the ...
Warning: As odd as it may sound, don't believe you're safe from an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit if the employee fails to prove a disability. Most people think ...
THE LAW. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although Title VII doesn't specifically mention ...
Don't spring severance-plan details on employees right before a layoff. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) says you must give employees advance notice ...
Make sure you're not shoehorning delivery workers into an "outside sales rep" category to avoid paying them overtime. To be considered exempt under the ...
Many companies are cutting costs by changing their employee benefits programs. But don't shoot from the hip when explaining these changes to employees, ...