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OSHA Area Director Stan Dutko, Jr. Addresses VSRA Membership

Mr. Stanley J. Dutko, Jr., OSHA Area Director
Mr. Stanley J. Dutko, Jr., OSHA Area Director

The June General Membership Luncheon meeting was held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. Mr. Stanley J. Dutko, Jr., OSHA Area Director from the Norfolk Area Office addressed the General Membership at the meeting.

Mr. Dutko's presentation can be viewed in its entirety at this link.

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July General Membership Luncheon

Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani, President, TCC
Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani, President, TCC

The July General Membership Luncheon meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani, PhD, President of Tidewater Community College.

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Small Business Administration Makes Numerous Changes to it's Regulations

Kevin Cosgrove, Counsel, Hunton & Williams
Kevin Cosgrove, Counsel, Hunton & Williams
On May 31, 2016 the Small Business Administration published a final rule designed to clarify various small business set-aside rules.  The rule can be found at 81 Fed. Reg. 34243.  It is scheduled to take effect on June 30, 2016.  The rule changes and related explanations fill over twenty pages in the Federal Register.  A detailed review of all of them is beyond the scope of this article.  However, three of the significant changes are discussed below.
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How Much Training is Enough Training?

Gretchen LeFever Watson, PhD, President, Safety & Leadership Solutions
Gretchen LeFever Watson, PhD, President, Safety & Leadership Solutions

Zig Ziglar, a well known author and motivational speaker is known for saying, “There’s only one thing worse than training your staff and having them leave, that’s not training them and having them stay.” But how much training is enough training?

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30th Annual Golf Tournament - ALL GOLFER SLOTS ARE FULL!


Mark your calendars for the 30th Annual VSRF Golf Tournament!  

All Golfer Slots are now FULL! There are still other sponsorship opportunities available.

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Industry Awareness & Publicity - ICYMI: Bill Crow Makes the Media Rounds


Click below for recent featured articles and industry awareness initiatives!

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New VSRA Member Companies

Three new member companies joined VSRA in the month of June, bringing the membership total to 247. Please join us in welcoming...

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Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757)366-9300, or kbryan@shipyardstaffing.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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