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.

When Hattie Star complained that a co-worker had grabbed her, Star's supervisor confronted the alleged harasser and told him to stay away from her. The supervisor reported the allegations to his ...
The Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime exemption for computer professionals is narrower than some employers assume, and high-tech employee groups are spreading the word. To be exempt from overtime pay ...
John McMenemy was a lieutenant in the Rochester Fire Department as well as a union officer. He claimed the city twice passed him over for promotion because, while in his union ...
It's a deceptively simple concept: You have to pay nonexempt employees for every hour they work. But employers often trip over interpretation of that law when it comes to exceptions such ...
Barbara von Gunten's job as an environmental health aide forced her to spend most of the year in a two-person boat collecting water samples. She accused her boat mate of sexual ...
Dan Esberg wanted to cash in on his company's educational assistance program. The company paid Esberg $16,000 for his bachelor's degree after he had turned 50. But when Esberg decided to ...
Jade McKenzie never had a negative job review in 10 years with the county sheriff's department. Then came a psychological meltdown prompted, in part, by post-traumatic stress related to childhood sexual ...
Rigid attendance policies can backfire.
I’ll occasionally give employees a half-day off to reward exceptional work. Our HR manager got wind of this and told me to stop because it’s unfair to other units that don’t get this “benefit.”
Job-hopping for an extra $15,000 a year in salary can backfire.