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 Shawn Bernstein lost his job in a company merger, he sued under just about every discrimination law imaginable. The court threw out those claims, saying the company had legitimate reasons ...
There's no sense in becoming a pack rat if you don't need to. While the legal requirements to retain records are complex, you're probably safe in dumping those 1984 vacation-day requests. ...
After an argument between Manuella Reed and a co-worker, her plant manager told Reed she should walk away from altercations and contact a supervisor. Months later, Reed got into a heated ...
Don't refuse to hire applicants, and don't fire current employees, solely because they've filed for bankruptcy. The U.S. Bankruptcy Code bars such discrimination. However, you can consider an applicant's overall ...
Your colleagues label everyone from the “bean counters” to the “paper pushers.” Don’t join in.
Despite all the hype about the growth of job-posting sites on the Web, the fact is that Internet recruiting is overrated.
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 ...