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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When Lupe Romo filed suit after being fired, her employer argued that she had to take her complaint to arbitration. Reason: An agreement to arbitrate was part of the employee handbook, ...
If you have a group health plan, now's a good time to make sure it doesn't discriminate against any worker. Reason: New federal nondiscrimination rules are set to take effect with ...
When Shawn Bernstein lost his job in a company merger, he sued under just about every discrimination law imaginable. The court threw out those claims, saying the company had legitimate reasons ...
There's no sense in becoming a pack rat if you don't need to. While the legal requirements to retain records are complex, you're probably safe in dumping those 1984 vacation-day requests. ...
After an argument between Manuella Reed and a co-worker, her plant manager told Reed she should walk away from altercations and contact a supervisor. Months later, Reed got into a heated ...
Don't refuse to hire applicants, and don't fire current employees, solely because they've filed for bankruptcy. The U.S. Bankruptcy Code bars such discrimination. However, you can consider an applicant's overall ...
Sprint wasn't ignorant of sexual harassment. The company had distributed a human resources policy guide to all employees in 1990 and posted it in all offices. Its code of ethics urges ...
Don't wait until someone questions his exempt status to check whether you've been making improper pay deductions and then try to correct the situation. Although there's a "window of correction" ...
Don't leave any doubt about when workers are on vacation. Michael Pelletier's employer fired him after 20 years on the job, claiming he failed to show up for three days ...
Tri-Me Transportation was the company that paid Geri Heinemeier and the one she listed as her employer. When Heinemeier sued the company for sexual harassment, the judge ordered Tri-Me to ...