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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Case 1: The 'sex'retary Lesley Gentry's boss constantly hugged her, kissed her and made suggestive comments, such as asking her to "try out the back counter" with him. He gave ...
The Bush administration recently ordered federal contractors to notify workers who are not in a union, but must pay union dues, that they have the right not to pay certain portions ...
When Ferguson Electric refused to hire David Carr because he was a union organizer, the company was found guilty of unfair labor practices and ordered to pay back wages. The company ...
The U.S. Supreme Court recently let stand a ruling that an airline's weight policy discriminated against women. (United Airlines v. Frank, 00-948) The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided ...
Lynne Barrett told seven other employees, the CEO's son and two lawyers that her supervisor sexually harassed her. But she never reported the misconduct to any of the 12 managers designated ...
That little old law that employers love to hate may be in for a shake-up, one that you just might enjoy. Political winds seem to be blowing strong enough, and ...
When Jack Jay tore his Achilles' tendon, his doctor said he shouldn't work anymore in a job that involved climbing. Unfortunately, his position as a millwright required him to climb stairs ...
Don't forget about ergonomics just because Congress scrapped the Clinton administration's controversial rules. Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) can still hurt your bottom line, ...
If you're weighing the costs of testing workers to predict future disabilities, don't forget to count the attorney fees. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently called genetic testing by ...
If your company offers health insurance and has about 20 workers, look into IRS rules published this year. The federal COBRA law requires companies with 20 or more workers ...