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.

After less than a month on the job, Mark Mack was put on leave when an injury prevented him from lifting and kneeling, both of which were required for his job ...
Migrant workers at a Florida farm were required to pay expenses out of pocket for securing work visas and traveling to job sites. Because these costs amounted to "pre-employment deductions" from ...
While he was taking leave for depression under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Jerry Ogborn got the ax. Reason: During the absence, his employer discovered that Ogborn, a union ...
Federal law says companies with 15 or more workers have to provide "reasonable accommodations" to disabled workers, unless it would cause the company "undue hardship." Newly updated guidelines from the Equal ...
You'd think that 12 jurors wouldn't look kindly on an armed robber's claim that job discrimination drove him to rob a convenience store with a sawed-off shotgun. But you would ...
If your business is image-driven, now's the time to take a closer look at how you regulate employee appearance. Reason: An increasing number of lawsuits are successfully challenging employers' dress-code policies. ...
When the company Valerie Dierlam worked for was sold, the acquiring firm offered her a bonus of half her salary if she stayed for one year. She did, but the ...
THE LAW. The federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 requires companies with group health plans to continue offering health insurance benefits to employees and their dependents for a ...
On the production floor, Lisa Ocheltree had to listen to conversations between male co-workers about their sexual exploits, which included vulgar language. The men showed ...
Jerald Meyer was helping repair a wall at his wife's restaurant when he fell from a ladder and suffered a serious brain injury. Meyer brought a claim under workers' comp, claiming ...