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OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

OSHA is the governmental agency overseeing safety regulations. There are many OSHA regulations, but the vast majority target higher risk occupations (e.g. construction and mining) and industrial settings. A good boss understands applicable OSHA regulations affecting his staff, and ensures … Continue reading

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Furlough

An alternative to a reduction in force is a furlough program where the employee is not terminated, but is placed on a sort of leave of absence where they remain on the payroll but are not physically paid. It could … Continue reading

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Safety

Every boss has the responsibility of ensuring each staff member’s safety. High risk occupations (e.g. construction, fleets, or manufacturing) should ideally have a dedicated safety professional overseeing a formal safety program. A good boss partners with the safety professional and … Continue reading

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