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Category Archives: Labor Standards

Registered Apprenticeship – Building a Skilled Workforce in the 21st Century Posted on Apr 10

Registered Apprenticeship – Building a Skilled Workforce in the 21st Century

Having skilled workers is critical to the success of any business. As we progress in the 21st century, this need will become even more acute as millions of baby-boomers retire. By participating in registered apprenticeships, employers can build a dynamic, self-empowered workforce that will help   …Continue Reading Registered Apprenticeship – Building a Skilled Workforce in the 21st Century

Lead on the Job Posted on Feb 6

Lead on the Job

Lead poisoning has been a serious health concern for centuries. Even though much is known about lead and how it can affect your health, lead poisoning is still very common today.

Safety Tips – Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls Posted on Jan 23

Safety Tips – Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls

Protect your employees during winter weather by inspecting building conditions, and implementing preventive maintenance strategies.

Reflecting on the Historic Signing of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 Posted on Nov 1

50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963.  This historic amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act, guaranteeing equal pay for equal work regardless of gender, was rooted in the basic concepts of equality, opportunity, and value of work.    …Continue Reading Reflecting on the Historic Signing of the Equal Pay Act of 1963