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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At-home workers are entitled to workers' comp - even if they're injured during activities only marginally related to their job. A sales rep for an auto supply company was seriously injured after he slipped while spreading salt on his ...
In 1991, Perdue Farms Inc. changed the status of the chicken catchers at its poultry plants from employees to independent contractors, which made them ineligible ...
Royal Packing Co. required its agricultural employees to travel to and from the fields each day on company-provided buses. Employees met each morning ...
Officials at the Huntsman Corp. allegedly told James Scott Wesson that he "would always have a job" there. But Wesson's employment contract made no mention of lifetime employment. When the company ...
Overtime: One and one-half times an employee's regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a work week. Each element of this deceptively simple definition carries a lot ...
Seven federal appeals courts have now ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act doesn't keep you from offering a different level of benefits ...
If you've tripped over the confusing rules surrounding the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the federal government is giving you a chance to right your wrongs ...
If you offer severance packages, don't assume workers want only money. With rising health care costs, they are choosing less severance pay and more outplacement benefits, such as continued health coverage. ...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Web site now includes a list of 13,000 companies with the highest injury and illness rates. The goal: Shame companies ...
Three ways to get to the truth behind an interviewee's lies.