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Helping hands

March 1, 2004 - By

Sometimes the best medicine for what ails you is a good chunk of time away and the broad shoulders of a caring friend to lean on. read more

Heart smart

March 1, 2004 - By

If you think that offering health insurance to your employees is the only thing you need to do for their health, think again. Each year, employee health problems cost American employers a fortune in spiraling health insurance costs, absenteeism and lost productivity. read more

Propane marketer locator tool yielding new customer leads

March 1, 2004 - By

The impact of advertising might be hard to discern, but the propane industry is hoping its commercials will give retailers something a bit more tangible – new business leads. read more

The new face of propane

March 1, 2004 - By

For those of you who find it difficult to introduce a colorless gas to potential customers, a new set of television commercials launched in recent weeks is designed to do it for you. read more

A welcome winter thaw

March 1, 2004 - By

Wicked winter weather and supply chain bottlenecks in the Northeast have again focused attention on the ability of propane's infrastructure to promptly deliver the product. As tankers waited in long lines, restrictions on hours of service for truck drivers presented added difficulties despite extensions granted by government authorities. read more

Propane PAC needs help to fuel political change

March 1, 2004 - By

Political action committees (PACs) were created by congressional legislation in 1944. They are usually adjunct organizations of trade association and interest groups. read more

DOT seeks to dismantle RSPA

March 1, 2004 - By

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed dismantling the Research & Special Programs Administration and moving the Office of Pipeline Safety into the Federal Railroad Administration – an agency familiar with hazmat transportation – as a result of heightened security fears. read more

Employee rights expanded in ruling

March 1, 2004 - By

The National Labor Relations Board has reversed 12 years of precedent in a decision on the rights of non-union employees to have a representative present during meetings that may result in disciplinary action. read more

Proactive or reactive management?

March 1, 2004 - By

The theme of introducing effective habits to improve your business is credited to the concept created by Stephen R. Covey, chairman of FranklinCovey. read more

Taking a stand for safety

March 1, 2004 - By

We all admire those who take a stand, as long as they’re not in our way. read more