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.

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 ...
Go-getters often assume that once they excel in a line position (one that has a direct effect on profit and loss), they should build their responsibilities as line managers and bypass any staff jobs (support roles such as research, human resources, planning) that they’re offered.
You want to earn the trust of your staff, but that’s hard when you’re forced to carry out changes that neither you nor your team agree with.
Your performance evaluation system probably isn't "meeting expectations" and may "need improvement." One of the biggest problems: grade inflation. Managers routinely give employees higher marks than their performance warrants. As ...
Denise Davis missed a lot of work over more than five years due to maternity leaves and her Crohn's disease. During this time, her employer continued to accommodate Davis by ...
Pinnacle Performance Inc. hired Lynn Hessing as an independent contractor for about four months to design a card shuffler for one of its client firms. Despite having signed a two-year agreement ...
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tossed out a jury award to Sherman Jones, who sued under state age discrimination law. Reason: When Jones filed his complaint with the Equal ...
In removing Paul DeBrow as president of Century 21, the executive vice president allegedly said, "You're too old for this shit." Michigan's Supreme Court says that's enough direct evidence of possible ...