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.

You’ve undergone rounds of interviews, negotiated a good salary and received a job offer. You’re about to accept, but there’s one more hurdle: Your potential employer has asked you to sign an employment agreement.
MicroStrategy put the head of its HR department, Betty Lauricia, on paid leave soon after she filed a discrimination claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Lauricia had an arbitration ...
A federal appeals court has upheld a controversial labor rule that gives employees the right, even in nonunion workplaces, to bring a co-worker along with them during an investigative meeting ...
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin) recently ruled that a company doesn't violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it provides less generous retirement benefits ...
Despite dozens of bills being introduced on paid family leave in state legislatures this year, only one made it into law. Oklahoma passed legislation requiring employers to allow workers to ...
Get familiar now with new rules for tracking workplace injuries and illnesses that take effect Jan. 1, 2002. The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations add and subtract ...
The president of Windermere Relocation Services really wanted to win the Starbucks account. He told Maureen Little, the firm's top corporate services manager, that he wanted to "do whatever it takes ...
Since Sept. 11, security fears have sent companies scurrying to do criminal background checks on job applicants. Many companies are outsourcing this function to Web-based reference checkers. But beware: Some ...
The Illinois toll authority settled Robert Merheb's discrimination charge by giving him a new job. The agreement also said that if Merheb committed any infraction, the employer would follow its progressive ...
When a disgruntled employee files a meritless lawsuit against your company, don't just defend yourself. Call his bluff by filing a ...