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Scenes From Newtown

Posted in Highlight, Social Media

Driving into Newtown yesterday, I was struck by one overpowering thing: Reminders of the tragedy were everywhere.  It was unrelenting. Makeshift signs, near the I-84 exit, and on the roadside, say things like “Pray for Newtown”. The Newtown flagpole, which dates back to 1876, is one of the icons in town.  An imposing figure that arises… Continue Reading

Doing Something Good for Newtown

Posted in Featured, Human Resources (HR) Compliance

1:00 p.m. update: I’m hearing of slight delays in processing the e-gift cards at Target.  Just please make your contribution as soon as you can today and we’ll watch for them this evening if need be. You can also use Walmart, Staples or Amazon if you prefer.  I am extending the cutoff to donations until this evening due… Continue Reading

Newtown: You Are Not Alone

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance

Normally, this blog writes itself. This morning, however, the words have not come easy.  Does writing about FMLA leave relating to the Newtown tragedy really matter? Indeed, I’ve rewritten this post about 5 different times.  What can we say that will comfort those? What can we do to help those? Are we helpless to respond? Yesterday,… Continue Reading