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May 26, 2021
Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion: LGBTQ + Employees

Federal and in some instances state and local law protects several groups of people in the workplace based on their sexual or gender identity.  Given the newness of these protections, as well as the diversity of characteristics and people within this group, some employers are finding it difficult to

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May 26, 2021
Getting Down to [Essential] Business During the Pandemic

Remote work was the saving grace for many businesses when COVID-19 hit, but it wasn’t an option for everyone in the forest products industry. At Robbins Lumber, for example, keeping our Searsmont, Maine, sawmill up and running meant the vast majority of our team needed to be onsite—myself in

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April 29, 2021
Performance Management During COVID-19

COVID-19 has made many aspects of employee management difficult. Now, one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are having to adapt to the extended repercussions of the COVID-19 workplace. One persistent challenge is effective performance management, including performance appraisals and

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April 13, 2021
Apply for a 2021 NAWLA Scholarship by May 7

The NAWLA 2021 Scholarship Program is open for applications! Again this year, qualified individuals will be selected to receive a $2,500 scholarship for use at a higher education institution program starting in the fall semester/quarter of 2021.

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March 31, 2021
Implications of Having Employees Work Out-of-State

Among the many changes to “business as usual” forced upon businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic is the reality of more employees working from home. Whether due to regulatory shutdowns or the requirement to self-quarantine or-isolate due to COVID-19 exposure or symptoms, many businesses have had to

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March 31, 2021
What Doesn’t Kill Your Business, Makes It Stronger

NAWLA had just wrapped up its Leadership Summit early last March when the significance of the COVID-19 outbreak slammed home. Attendees had no idea then, but that would be the last in-person industry gathering for the foreseeable future.

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March 25, 2021
Apply Now for the 2021 NAWLA Scholarship Program

NAWLA is excited to announce the launch of its 2021 Scholarship Program, and support the employees, and their children, of NAWLA member companies who are pursuing their higher education goals.

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