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.

Raise your skepticism a few notches. RÃ?sumÃ? fudging is on the rise again. The so-called Liar's Index, the percentage of applicants who falsify their educational credentials, has risen steadily ...

No matter how long it took Tracy Klinedinst to paint a car, he was paid based on a standard industry estimate used by auto repair shops and insurance adjusters. While his ...
Make sure your medical leave policy doesn't automatically terminate employees after a certain number of days. Blood Systems Inc. recently agreed to pay 23 employees a total of $650,000 after the ...
Following the attacks on Sept. 11, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is urging employers to guard against harassment of Arab-American and Muslim workers.
It wants companies to:
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Imagine that an employee posts confidential information about your company on an Internet message board. What do you do? One company sued the message-board site to learn the identity of the ...
When Larry Skerski began working as a cable technician, about half his job involved climbing ladders, poles and towers. But a decade into his job, he developed a panic disorder when ...
Before you pile extra work on employees without paying overtime, make sure you've correctly classified your workers. A California jury recently ordered Farmers Insurance Exchange to pay overtime to 2,400 ...
Job descriptions at Northern States Power Co. make it an "essential function" for customer service reps to handle emergency calls like gas leaks and downed power lines. Loretta Emerson handled ...
More lawyers are offering services a la carte to attract small businesses. Example: An attorney charges separate fees for negotiating a settlement, drafting a legal document, moving paperwork through the legal ...
Cathy Collings wanted to fire one of her employees, a state social worker, because he refused to license homosexuals as foster parents. The worker said that his religious beliefs prevented it. ...