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.

Traditionally, volunteers donate their time to nonprofit groups, like the American Red Cross, without an expectation of being paid. Such true volunteers aren't covered by wage and hour requirements of federal or ...
During a layover in Rome, two Delta flight attendants went shopping. Afterward, the male employee invited his female co-worker to his hotel room to sample a new wine. After drinking a ...
With the collapse of giant energy trader Enron Corp. grabbing headlines, expect new skepticism and tough questions from employees about the makeup of your company's own retirement plan. Hundreds of ...
Charles Sledge, an African-American builder at a tire manufacturing plant for 23 years, was repeatedly denied the chance to interview for a promotion to mechanic. In every case, the positions were ...
Elizabeth Anderson, an office worker for a shipping firm, regularly ended her conversations and written communications with customers with the words, "Have a blessed day." After her employer got a ...
Salome Fierros filed an internal complaint against her boss for assigning her duties that other lab technicians weren't required to do. Soon after, Fierros claimed, the director retaliated by denying her ...
Commercial Cleaning, a janitorial service, filed suit against a competitor for violating the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). The company claimed its competitor hired illegal aliens, helping it ...
As part of a merger, Aetna U.S. Healthcare required employees to sign an agreement barring them from working for a competitor in the same state for two years or any competitor ...
The U.S. Labor Department has recently jacked up its penalties for violating minimum wage, overtime or child labor provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The 10 percent increase in fines ...
A new national survey of 1,000 workers portrays sharply different views of how minorities are treated at work, and should serve as a wake-up call to employers. One key ...