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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.

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Sixty-five percent of executives surveyed by the Korn Ferry consulting firm believe their companies will stop asking job applicants about their salary histories, even in locations that haven't outlawed it.

Average pay over the course of a workweek is what matters when it comes to determining if employees have received the proper minimum wages, according to a Nov. 15 ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

While some behavior may make others uncomfortable, that doesn’t automatically mean the offended worker has a sexual or other harassment case.

Document the timing and explanation for all employment actions. It’s hard for employees to win lawsuits over transfers, demotions or discharges when the employer has records showing objective business reasons for the move.

HR often has vague policies for when they’ll share an employee’s confidential information. Fact: You can’t always promise an employee that her conversation with HR will be confidential.

Most new hires don’t negotiate their starting salaries even though most employers expect them to, according to a Harris Poll. Only 44% of applicants try to bid up a potential employer’s initial pay offer.

Now’s the time for HR to ask: Is your organization vulnerable to a bombshell complaint? What’s the status of your anti-harassment training—are you just going through the motions?

An employee at a Lowe’s store in Cleburne, Texas claims the home improvement chain violated the ADA when it demoted him from his department manager position and cut his pay.

OSHA inspectors were called in when employees at TOMRA NY Recycling in Syracuse reported being exposed to blood and other infectious materials as they sorted bottles and cans.

The number of retaliation complaints the EEOC receives each year has increased 86% since 2006.

During the final years of the Obama administration, the National Labor Relations Board adopted an extremely pro-worker and pro-union approach to employment and organized labor issues. That will probably change as the Trump administration puts the finishing touches on an NLRB makeover.

Here’s some good news for HR professionals and supervisors trying to manage the workforce: You don’t have to worry that ordinary functions like putting together performance reviews and making hiring and firing decisions will somehow be misconstrued as harassment.

Is spousal jealousy grounds for firing members of a particular sex? According to a recent federal court case, the answer is no if that jealousy is directed to a group of employees rather than one specific worker.

Lewisville, Texas-based Shepherd Healthcare is being sued by a woman who claims she was fired for refusing to participate in a daily Bible study at work.

The company that owns the world-famous B&H Photo store in Manhattan has agreed to settle hiring and pay discrimination charges brought by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Next spring will mark two decades since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers have a responsibility to prevent sexual harassment and, if it does occur, put a stop to it.

With sexual harassment in the news, a ruling handed down last month by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals should worry employers used to avoiding liability by showing that they take reasonable steps to prevent harassment.

It can be difficult and even unnerving when a former employee files a lawsuit full of obvious false and unsupportable allegations. But don’t ignore it. Work with your lawyers to get it dismissed as soon as possible.

The EEOC is suing the parent company of KTVT in Dallas for age discrimination after the station hired a younger, less experienced applicant for a traffic reporter position.

When HR professionals and execs were asked which accommodation requests from employees are the most difficult to grant, here’s how they replied.
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