HR glossary of terminology
Human Resources Glossary - D
Data Protection Policy
A policy made to protect and secure company data.
An amount subtracted from an employee’s income.
Employee’s compensation that can be set aside or deferred on a later date.
Dependent Care Benefits (W-2)
Benefits that help in caring for the employees’ dependents.
Action where funds are directly transferred from one bank to another.
Also called subordinates. These are the employees who report directly to a manager or supervisor.
The right for persons with physical or mental impairment to take a leave of absence from work or to reasonable accommodation.
Actions that an organization takes after the misconduct of an employee.
A step in the disciplinary procedure made to determine if a disciplinary action is needed to be made against an employee.
A financial compensation given by the employer to the employee that is not in the contract.
Results of an employment policy or practice that causes an adverse impact on protected groups.
Intentional discrimination made by an employer to a particular applicant or employee.
The amount of an employee’s income after taxes and payment obligations have been met.
A legal entity that is not separate from the owner for federal income tax purposes.
An action to promote diversity in the workplace with the inclusion of employees with different cultural backgrounds.
Dual Labor Market
A theory pertaining to the division of the American economy into two categories: Primary Sector and Secondary Sector
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) test was created to identify exempt and nonexempt employees.