Archive April 2020

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Message From the President

April Showers bring May Flowers - how does your garden grow?  If it were only that simple! During uncertain times and ever changing days, hours, and even sometimes minutes, we often forget to shift our attention to caretaking of our garden of words and actions, and unintentionally neglect to properly follow the steps needed to get the best outcome of what we are striving to grow - Our relationships.

Missouri Employment Conference

The Missouri Employment Conference is the fastest growing conference of its kind in Missouri. It offers 26 informative, interactive and educational sessions. These incredible sessions are led by top employment lawyers, payroll professionals, workforce development leaders and many other experts from the state and surrounding areas. This year the conference is online!

Work-Teach-Parent: One Member's Tricks for Managing it All

I was on the phone with a co-worker when he stopped mid sentence and asked, “Do you have a bird?” 
I just laughed. “No,” I replied, “that’s my 7-year old who is trying to ask me a question about math.” For the past two weeks, parenting and working are now coexisting together.

Teaming Up With Tim Wells & Mel Jones: FFCRA & What You Need to Know

As part of sweeping legislation, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) became effective April 1, 2020. As of right now, its requirements are in effect only until the end of the calendar year. The two laws were enacted to provide workers with paid leave for reasons related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These laws are:

Peaceful Pandemic? How to Pivot Your Culture Towards Hope in Crisis.

What if COVID Was Ebola and You Lived on a Dollar a Day?

In 2014, Sierra Leone was facing the Ebola epidemic, a deadly virus with a 50 percent mortality rate; and a place with next to no resources, where people lived on one dollar a day.

Welcome New Members

We would like to officially welcome our newest members! We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings!