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.

In April, six female employees of a grocery chain won a record $30.6 million from a California jury in a sexual harassment lawsuit, far larger than any previous verdict in an ...
New Labor Department rules say employers can use electronic means to give employees benefits information, like summary plan descriptions, individual benefit statements and COBRA notices. The rules even allow more options, ...
Alex Jiminez frequently missed work due to flare-ups of Crohn's disease. His employer's absentee policy required progressive warnings and eventual management review after 80 hours of absences. The company reminded ...
Many companies celebrated in April when the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it would combat workplace ergonomic injuries through a new strategy of guidance, information and assistance, rather than heavy-handed rules on businesses.
Gregory Fogleman claimed that the age-old parable about a son being punished for the sins of his father played out in his workplace. As a result, Gregory's employer could pay more ...
The summer vacation season is upon us, and that means it's time to dust off your company's time-off policy. Despite lingering uncertainty over the economic recovery and travel safety, 77 ...
Could your supervisors and managers be held personally liable when they wrongly interpret the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In many courts, the answer is yes. Recent case: Susan ...
A bar association member volunteered to develop a program for the association on her own time, with no pay. After fending off sexual advances from the program's chairman, she sued for ...
Continuing a pattern of narrowing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that, in most cases, employers don't have to override their seniority system to accommodate ...
In light of Sept. 11, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has increased its efforts to find workers whose names don't match their Social Security numbers. And their effort could require action ...