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From the monthly archives: March 2020

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Federal COVID-19 Related Paid Leave

As part of a massive response to the unprecedented coronavirus, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act passed by Congress and signed by the President will go into effect April 2, 2020. Here are the key takeaways you need to know because it affects ALL employers:

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Construction industry in Twin States struggles to find enough workers

“The No. 1 reason for (the shortage of construction workers) is that we’ve done such a good (job) of having kids go to college for generations now that we’ve neglected the trade careers that are right here at home,” Reap said. “Construction is a great pathway to the middle class for anyone who wants to work.” 

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Creative New Program Approach Gives Students Options

Letter to the Editor: "I read with great interest state Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s Op-Ed, “A new path to careers for N.H. students” (March 4). Our current system isn’t broken but intrinsically evolves to meet the demands of modern life. If we never tried a new approach, then our children would be learning in one-room schoolhouses. Now, wouldn’t that just be silly?"

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