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Why You No Longer Have to Worry About That Pesky Overtime Rule

A federal court recently determined that the Obama-era changes to the Department of Labor overtime rule represented an overstep of the agency’s power and, in some aspects, was even unlawful!  To back up, Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) in …

How to Accommodate Employees with Food Allergies

Daycares, schools, airlines and even public parks have in recent years taken steps to ban known food allergens, such as peanuts, in order to keep those with allergies safe. But what do you do if you have a person in your office …

In the News: October 10 dedicated to World Mental Health Day

Mental health in the workplace is the focus of the 25th World Mental Health Day, which takes place every October 10. One in five people in the workplace will experience a mental health condition at some point, which in turn has been …

ADHD has to be Accommodated Under ADA, State Agency Rules

When it comes to matters of accommodating individuals under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), most companies will tell you that just about every ailment and condition is covered. But what about attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? …

How Recruitment Process Management Builds a Solid Company Foundation

Building a solid company foundation is not out of reach. It starts with the quality of your employees and the commitment they have to your organization. When every member of the team is equally committed, success follows. Unfortunately, running a business is …

New Study Highlights What Employees Want from their HR Department

A newly released survey of employees suggests that their number one request of their HR execs is increased communication. The study, aptly titled “What Every Employee Wants From Their HR Team” included the responses of more than 1200 employees, categorized by whether …

Four Phrases You Need to Strike From Your Next Performance Review Conversation

Providing performance reviews can be stressful – regardless of whether the evaluation is positive or negative (but especially so if you fear that your feedback isn’t going to be taken favorably). However, these check-ins are a critical part of being a manager …

Abel HR Promotes Adam Faille to Safety Manager

CRANBURY, N.J. –9/29/17—Abel HR, a full-service human resources company in Cranbury, New Jersey, recently announced the promotion of Adam Faille to the leadership team in the role of safety manager. “This new role is a very visible, critical one in our company, …

How to Prevent Pre-Burnout

We’ve all been warned about the perils of employee  burnout, but it’s important to note that it doesn’t occur overnight. Instead, it happens in a series of stages, which also means that it can oftentimes be reversed if caught early enough. HR …

How to Support Employees Through Grief

They say that in life there are only two certainties: Death and taxes. While most companies have a slew of procedures and protocol in place for dealing with taxes, very few have a standard operating procedure for helping employees deal with the …

4 Reasons HR Services are Important to Small Businesses

Small businesses need someone to manage their HR needs just as large businesses do. If you have employees, you must have human resources management. Employees can be a liability, and an HR department can help mitigate some of this risk. Rather than …

New Workers’ Comp Reforms Make N.J. Business Climate More Friendly

CRANBURY, N.J.—Sept. 15, 2107—Governor Chris Christie signed reforms to workers’ compensation laws into effect this week (Senate Bill 2512) that makes the business climate more friendly by allowing companies the option to keep their own workers’ compensation policies if they decide to …
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