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Benevolent Discrimination is Still Discrimination – Stanton Law LLC

Amid national and local headlines about protests, social injustice and police reform, employers have grappled with whether to make public statements or otherwise take action. Consider internal as well as external ramifications before taking any stand, making a statement or encouraging employee action, wrote Todd Stanton and Amanda Farahany of Barrett & Farahany in a July 10 Fulton…

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Managing Employees’ Need for Leave As Schools Reopen

From Stanton Law LLC: August 1, 2020:  Summer is almost over, and the jury is still out on whether kids are heading back to “in-person” school or remaining virtual. In Georgia, some counties are still undecided. DeKalb County just sent out a survey to parents to decide the official plan. Other counties are implementing a…

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2021 Landscape Pro University Education Survey

Please help us as we plan our 2021 Landscape Pro University Educational Conference & Expo by answering a short survey about educational topics. Click here to complete the survey: 2021 Landscape Pro University Educational Topics Survey

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Chattahoochee Tech free Professional Development Courses

In an effort to support our communities, business and industry, and individuals in this time of need, Chattahoochee Tech is offering FREE access to several self-paced online, basic soft-skills courses that encompass a variety of topics useful in any work environment. The Soft Skills You Need Attention Management Business Etiquette Customer Service Emotional Intelligence Goal…

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Marketing Tools And Resources For The Coronavirus Era

From WT Digital Agency: COVID-19 has changed the world. Not only has the pandemic created a global health crisis, but many have argued the economic disruption will have as big of an impact as The Great Depression. As business owners struggle to maintain their businesses and their lifestyles, companies across the nation and the globe…

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Updates from Georgia Department of Agriculture – Pesticide Licensing

Pesticide Applicator Recertification/expiration update from the Georgia Department of Agriculture For certified applicators with recertification/expiration dates between June 1, 2020, and December 21, 2020, you can request a 90-day training deadline extension. Please direct all requests for extensions to Tim Taylor, Certification & Training Specialist, by tel: 404-656-3641 or email: timothy.taylor@agr.georgia.gov (Email is the preferred…

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OSHA Update – Covid-19 Recordable & Fleet Safety/Compliance

We reached out to a contact from OSHA to provide you with information on Covid-19 issues and vehicles/fleet safety and compliance. OSHA has limited jurisdiction regarding the operations of vehicles; therefore, the OSHA website does not have anything specific on fleet vehicles. However, vehicle cleaning is mentioned for various types of industries in several of…

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