If you’re reading this magazine, it’s likely you have a good understanding of the forest products industry – our history, our processes, the practical use of wood products, sustainability, and the like. You know what responsible forest practices are, and you know the work we do to maintain healthy,
The holidays are upon us, and for many employers, this means bonuses and performance reviews. While both activities may seem harmless – even positive – handled improperly, they become legal landmines. So, how do you handle these year-end rituals without exposing the organization to unnecessary risk?
Last week we celebrated National Forest Products Week. Held the third week of October each year, this week-long celebration is a way to honor “working forests” where trees are grown, harvested and re-grown for the future. Accounting for 2.4 million jobs nationwide, the United States is lucky to have
Whenever we ask our clients about their most difficult challenge, they almost always say it is hiring qualified people. This is particularly true, they say, when it comes to hiring entry-level, unskilled hourly workers.
Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of going on a little road trip with NAWLA Chairman Jim McGinnis through Georgia and Alabama. This is the second such trip that Jim and I have made together, last year Jim and I toured through southwest Alabama and Mississippi.