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Calculating the Cost of Turnover

Few executive-level employees understand how much money their organizations lose by failing to retain key employees.  Here is your chance to calculate the cost of losing one of your organization’s most influential performers. Select a job that has been experiencing a high turnover rate.  Calculate the full cost of that job by entering the average … more »

New Form I-9

Effective January 22, 2017, all employers are required to begin using the newly revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently revised the form, which they claim is easier to use.  The new form may be found at www.uscis.gov/i-9. The USCIS enhancements to the form include drop-down lists and … more »

Employees: Assets or Liabilities?

  Does your organization consider employees to be an asset or a liability?  Most consider them to be liabilities.  Employees cost us money, is what I generally hear from managers, executives and owners of organizations of all sizes and in all industries.  Human resources is a “cost center” for our organization and does not produce … more »

OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule

On May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a new rule and a list of new requirements in regards to the way that companies record workplace illnesses and injuries that were to become effective August 10, 2016. However, currently OSHA has delayed their enforcement until December 1st, 2016. The reasoning behind … more »

Campaign Posters and Buttons in the Workplace

It is campaign season and “yes” it will be over soon.  However, in the meantime, are employers able to ban campaign posters, fliers and buttons from the workplace?  Currently, there are no federal laws that regulate this sort of activity for private employers and employees.  Private employers may decide whether they want to allow this … more »

Time Off to Vote Policies by State

The 2016 election is only a few weeks away and New Focus HR has received requests from employers to define individual state time off to vote laws. So, we are publishing an article that we published in our May edition of the New Focus HR newsletter again, as it is important for employers to understand … more »

Time Off to Vote Policies by State

The 2016 election is only a few weeks away and New Focus HR has received requests from employers to define individual state time off to vote laws. So, we are publishing an article that we published in our May edition of the New Focus HR newsletter again, as it is important for employers to understand … more »

Campaign Posters and Buttons in the Workplace

It is campaign season and “yes” it will be over soon.  However, in the meantime, are employers able to ban campaign posters, fliers and buttons from the workplace?  Currently, there are no federal laws that regulate this sort of activity for private employers and employees.  Private employers may decide whether they want to allow this … more »

Federal Labor Law Poster Changes Effective 8/1/16

Federal Labor Law Poster Changes Effective 8/1/16 Did you know that as of 8/1/16, the labor law posters that you have posted in your place of employment became out-of-date? Yes, there were federal changes to that poster that require employers to obtain new posters in order to remain compliant. So, what were those changes? Federal … more »

The Importance of Labor Law Posters

The Importance of Labor Law Posters So, why is it so important to post labor law posters?  Labor law posters define those federal and state employment-related laws that all employers must comply with in their place of business. In addition, employers are responsible for making sure that the posters are posted in an area where … more »
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