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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The EEOC could well take the lead role in such a case—and it can throw almost unlimited legal and financial resources into its effort to beat you in litigation.
A voluntary agreement signed on Aug. 1 between the Department of Labor and Subway—in which the sandwich chain pledges to force its franchisees to comply with wage-and-hour laws—is raising eyebrows among business advocates.
The start of each school year brings new responsibilities that pull employees away from work. You may try to be flexible with your parent-workers, but how far you have to bend depends in large part on whether employees are nonexempt or exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state short-term leave laws.
A bill that would make it unlawful to require military veterans to sign arbitration agreements waiving their right to sue for discrimination based on their military status (A.B. 2879) appears to have died in committee.
When it comes to retaliation, pay attention to how managers have disciplined in the past. Before approving a recommendation for discharge, you should check that history.
The New York State Department of Labor has proposed new regulations that would require employers to tell employees in detail how direct deposit and paycard payment options work.
Employers sometimes have to make judgment calls: Is that misbehavior plain old horseplay … or a serious case of sexual harassment? The difference often comes down to context.
The Democratic Party’s 2016 platform, released July 21, calls for “supporting workers through higher wages ... and other investments [to] help rebuild the middle class for the 21st century.”
Here are the key points of the guidance, which was prompted by a disability discrimination spike.
Under the Davis-Bacon Act, employers are required to pay prevailing wages to employees who work on federal contracts. Sam Schwartz Engineering, a paving contractor on a federal project in Manhattan, found out the hard way that violating the prevailing wage rule is expensive.
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