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Sexual harassment

March 1, 2003 - By

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that are connected to decisions about employment or advancement or that create an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.” read more

The basics of wage and hour law

March 1, 2003 - By

Whether deciding when and how much to pay for overtime, keeping proper records or deciding whether to pay accrued vacation to a terminated employee, failure to understand the laws in this area can lead to significant penalties for the improper payment of wages to an employee. read more

Just Peachy

March 1, 2003 - By

Before we begin our look at the town called “Hot-lanta,” here are a couple of no-no’s for visiting the city during the National Propane Gas Association’s Southeastern show. read more

It’s Show Time!

March 1, 2003 - By

Today, you're going to walk miles and miles of aisles and aisles, shake hands with 4,000 people, and listen to 350 sales presentations. This is not your typical day at the office - unless you're heading for Atlanta and the 53rd annual National Propane Gas Association Southeastern Convention and International Exposition. read more

Let’s share the load for security

March 1, 2003 - By

A March 2002 incident involving a Kentucky propane distributor provided a grim reminder of the security challenges that still face the bulk logistics sector. read more

Sooner boomer

March 1, 2003 - By

Since retiring five years ago, former LP gas industry veteran Bob Tennant has spent a great deal of time playing golf at his country club in Oklahoma and at various tournaments around the state. read more

Insurance alternatives under study

March 1, 2003 - By

When there is financial squeezing going on, most fingers are pointed in opposite directions. One only has to read the long list of attorneys, cause and origin experts, marketers, suppliers and defendants down stream from liability to recognize that interests are being protected at all levels. read more

Taking stock of your company

March 1, 2003 - By

As I shared with you in last month’s column, my recommendationas Step 1 toward building a success plan for your business is for you toconduct an objective evaluation. read more

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REC Expansion: Round II

March 1, 2003 - By

Fresh off a successful ruling from the Internal Revenue Service, propane industry officials are stepping up the fight against rural electric cooperatives. read more

Making the Grade

March 1, 2003 - By

Pouring millions of dollars into a national advertising campaign seems to be catching the attention of the audience that the propane industry is counting on to boost residential sales nationwide. read more