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January 31, 2022
AGAINST THE GRAIN: SPECIAL EDITION (JANUARY 25, 2022)

I’d like to welcome each of you to a new year with NAWLA, and thank you for everything you’ve done for our association and industry over the past year. I am very excited about our future and am honored to be leading NAWLA through what is sure to be a tremendous year ahead.
 

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January 27, 2022
What to Watch For in 2022: Regulatory/Compliance

Trends and legislative agendas indicate that employers will face some new challenges in 2022 while battling old ones. When possible, it is critical that businesses prepare for these changes in advance of implementation. Below are some major regulatory and compliance trends we are watching as well as

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December 08, 2021
Surviving The Great Resignation

You’re probably sick of hearing about The Great Resignation but listen up! Not only isn’t it going away, it is gaining momentum. 

 

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December 08, 2021
Surviving The Great Resignation

You’re probably sick of hearing about The Great Resignation but listen up! Not only isn’t it going away, it is gaining momentum. Consider the following statistics from the US Department of Labor:


3% of the total US workforce left their jobs in September. That is an astonishingly high number.
As of

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November 17, 2021
How to Parlay a Pandemic

COVID-19 changed the building materials sector. Countless lessons have emerged as the pandemic has unfolded and evolved. Two years into the public health crisis, business is gradually returning to normal, but it won’t be the same as before. We’ve learned too much about who we are and what we’re

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November 17, 2021
5 Steps to Hiring and Retaining Talent in 2022

I was recently sharing a cab with the business owner of a print manufacturer heading to an industry conference where I was slated to be a presenter on workforce trends and solutions. He turned to me and said, “Ok, then tell me… where the heck did everyone go? Where are the workers and how do we get

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November 15, 2021
Industry News: OSHA's Vaccine Mandate

On November 6, 2021, the 5th US Court of Appeals issued an injunction based on a legal challenge filed in its courts. On November 12, 2021, the 5th Circuit ruled that this injunction applies country-wide and has ordered OSHA to "take no steps to implement or enforce...until further court order." The

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