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.

Your company no longer has to worry about giving extra leave to an employee if you fail to designate the employee's leave as counting toward her Family and Medical Leave Act ...
It's a common misconception: Employers have been lulled into thinking that the strict privacy provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) apply only to health care providers ...
Paul Yancey Sr. began working for the railroad in the 1960s and rose to the position of general maintenance foreman. In 1993, his son, Paul Jr., started working there, too. But ...
If you've only semiunderstood the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) until now, it's time to brush up. Reason: The 24-year-old law is spawning its greatest number of claims yet. (See chart below.) ...
In a pair of recent decisions, the Supreme Court made it easier for workers to bring bias claims against their employers. Case 1. The Supreme Court said the 2nd Circuit ...
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that an employer who sent a COBRA continuation insurance notice to a former employee at his last known address via certified mail ...
An administrative sales assistant at an insurance agency quit after learning that her personal phone calls were being monitored and recorded by her company through a hidden tape recorder. ...
Companies facing jury trials in the near future need to understand that jury attitudes have shifted since the Sept. 11 attacks, says a report by the American Bar Association. ...
Timothy McCabe worked as a sales rep and was paid a salary plus commissions. He resigned after a year-and-a-half, but he didn't collect some $32,000 in commissions owed him for sales ...
A full-time home health care nurse in Cleveland was required to complete at least 25 patient visits per week, for which she was paid on a per-visit fee basis. She also ...