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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Don't expect a job title to help you, or a court, determine an employee's exempt or nonexempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A manager in name only doesn't ...
Don't fear asking your managers to sweep the floor once in a while. As this case shows, occasionally assigning menial tasks won't automatically erase ...
We reminded you last month that companies sponsoring large health care plans must comply by April 14 with the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Smaller plans must comply ...
If your business closes because of bad weather, clear rules dictate who you must pay. First, exempt employees must receive their full salaries when bad weather ...
Respond to "age slurs" by any employees, even if the worker making the remark is older than the person who was slurred. As a recent case shows, over-40 employees can ...
To travel to and from their job at an island-based prison, a group of Washington state social workers had to take a daily 20-minute ferry ride. They weren't paid for ...
California's public pension fund (CalPERS) will pay $250 million to settle an age discrimination case with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), ...
Don't hesitate to discipline first-time sexual-harassment violators. Even one outrageous comment or act, if severe enough, can make your company liable for fostering ...
Reminder: If your company sponsors an employee benefit plan, it likely has to comply with new privacy standards under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's ...
When it comes to discrimination affecting your company's hiring and firing decisions, what you don't know can hurt you. That's why it's important to reiterate ...