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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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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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Business resources – Guidance Documents for Landscape and Landscape Suppliers

PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT SERVICES: Workers such as plumbers, electricians, exterminators, builders, contractors, HVAC Technicians, landscapers, and other service providers who provide services that are necessary to maintaining the safety, sanitation, and essential operation of residences, businesses and buildings such as hospitals, senior living facilities, any temporary construction required to support COVID-19 response. We…

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UGA Small Business Development Center resources & webinars

On April 2, Governor Kemp announced a partnership between the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development to provide the small businesses of Georgia with vital information and assistance during this time of need. UGA Small Business Development Center offices across the…

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