Hurricane Relief for Farmers

Flooded barns and lost crops are just a couple of the emergencies farmers have to deal with after a disaster. Thankfully, there are federal programs and resources available to help with some of the costs, but seeking them out can be confusing and time consuming.

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A New Law Could Change How We Prepare for Disasters

Congress and President Donald Trump recently approved the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA), an overhaul of the federal government’s approach to disaster preparation and risk reduction. The new law gives businesses, federal agencies and state governments more flexibility when requesting and using federal grants.

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Live Well, Work Well: Makeover Your Holiday Recipes by Substituting Fats

Butters, oils and other fats can add flavor to your favorite recipes, but they can also add many calories. They act as a barrier so flour does not absorb as much water to give your dishes a moist, tender feel. There are many ways to reduce the fat without sacrificing taste; the trick is to replace fats with foods that add creaminess without cholesterol.

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Employee Feedback: Why You Need It & How to Get It

Although you may feel as though you have a handle on your business, you may be in the dark regarding your employees’ satisfaction with the company as a whole, your policies or the way employees are treated. Without having this knowledge, you cannot successfully increase employee morale and loyalty to the company, nor can you fully meet your employees’ needs. There are also several personnel benefits to surveying employees.

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Latest News: A Record $304 Million in Back Wages Recovered by DOL

On October 9th, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that its Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recovered a record $304 million in wages owed to workers in fiscal year (FY) 2018.

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