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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Don't expect a job title to help you, or a court, determine an employee's exempt or nonexempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A manager in name only doesn't ...
Don't fear asking your managers to sweep the floor once in a while. As this case shows, occasionally assigning menial tasks won't automatically erase ...
The Labor Department's Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration (PWBA) changed its name last month to the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). But ...
A new study gives your single employees and applicants new ideas for a lawsuit. The study by consultant Challenger, Gray and Christmas says unmarried people ...
California's public pension fund (CalPERS) will pay $250 million to settle an age discrimination case with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), ...
Don't hesitate to discipline first-time sexual-harassment violators. Even one outrageous comment or act, if severe enough, can make your company liable for fostering ...
Reminder: If your company sponsors an employee benefit plan, it likely has to comply with new privacy standards under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's ...
When it comes to discrimination affecting your company's hiring and firing decisions, what you don't know can hurt you. That's why it's important to reiterate ...
In the past, thieves stole a person's identity mostly by snatching a wallet, intercepting mail or digging through garbage to find identifying data. Not anymore. Now, ...
What if your independent contractors wake up tomorrow and decide they actually should be considered employees? Too many companies think they've got a bulletproof ...