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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 »

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8/1/16 Did you know that as of 8/1/16, the labor law posters that you have posted in your place of employment became out-of-date?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 »

Summertime Motivation for Employees

Summertime Motivation It’s gorgeous outside, warm, sunny and inviting. Right now your employees are sitting in their cubicles or offices thinking of all the things they’d rather be doing then working. Productivity is certain to be low during times like these. So how can you motivate your employees to stay productive and keep business moving … more »

Effective Problem Solving Techniques

In today’s workplace, the responsibility of problem solving is no longer an exclusive responsibility of the people occupying seats of upper management, rather, a responsibility that everyone in the organization shares. Effective problem solving skills allow employees throughout the organization to examine problems, identify, assess, and evaluate. The first step to effective problem solving is … more »

Do Your Meetings Have a Purpose?

Meetings are held every day within organizations.  Understanding why we have meetings is as important to their success as is the outcome of the meeting.  Do your company meetings have a purpose?  If you think that they do, please read on.  You may learn differently? Understanding why we have meetings as well as what the … more »

Redesigning the Performance Management Process

As an employer or manager, do you feel that you are fully assessing your employee’s talents and abilities with your current performance management process?  If not, here are some ways that you can redesign your current system.  Even if you answered yes, you may still want to stay tuned in because performance management processes are … more »

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