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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One of the easiest ways to get in legal trouble is to discipline two employees differently for breaking the same rule.
Government employees have limited First Amendment rights when speaking out. But the right doesn’t apply if the public employee is merely doing his or her job.

When you mention to an employee who may be having personal problems that the company has an employee assistance program, make sure to do so in a generic and consistent manner.

New guidance from the Depart­ment of Labor has turned up the compliance heat on organizations that purchase labor from temp agencies and other contract employment entities. THE LAW The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the nation’s key wage-and-hour law. Legal definitions used in FLSA regulations also appear in many other Department of Labor-enforced regulations […]

The Department of Labor has jumped on the National Labor Relations Board joint-employer bandwagon.

It might be time to consider adding an employee assistance program to your benefits package. According to the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, here’s what to look for.
Keep this statistical tidbit handy the next time raises aren’t as generous as employees want: People who value time more than money are happier, according to a series of studies published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Employee drug abuse continues to be the trend that just won’t go away. And it’s not just illegal drugs causing problems these days.
When a disabled employee asks for a reasonable accommodation, the employer is supposed to engage in an interactive process to explore the options. But what if you prefer to skip the discussion and simply agree to the employee’s suggested accommodation?
If you’ve been tasked with creating a job ad, collaborate with the hiring manager so you have all the information you need.