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CAPT Lannamann Addresses VSRA Membership

CAPT Lannamann, Commanding Officer, MARMC
CAPT Lannamann, Commanding Officer, MARMC

The June VSRA General Membership Luncheon was held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel in the Holley Ballroom. The featured Guest Speaker was CAPT Dan Lannamann, Commanding Officer, Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC).

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Featured Article: Falling Down & Getting Back Up Again

Carol Bronson, Allied Research Technology
Carol Bronson, Allied Research Technology

Here is the problem as I see it: when someone falls down and breaks their leg, or arm, or elbow, or gets in an accident, and needs to be in the hospital or at home, that change in their appearance is noticed right away.  When they call the office to tell the boss, or supervisor that they had an accident, steps are taken to make sure their position is covered and work goes on without any glitches. What time off policy is in place in your work space for that event? Is it written down, or is it on a case-by-case basis?  What steps do you take to follow up with the employee to see what he or she needs while away from work? Do you call a meeting to discuss how the absence will be handled?  If you are one of the people who worked closely with the person injured, how do you handle the workload until he/she returns?  There are too many questions to answer at one time for sure.

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July Membership Meeting Cancelled, Rep. McEachin to Speak in August

CAPT Bauer, CO, SURFMEPP
CAPT Bauer, CO, SURFMEPP

Due to maintenance issues at the Portsmouth Renaissance hotel, the July VSRA General Membership Meeting & Luncheon was, unfortunately, cancelled.

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Featured Article: Maritime Status for Salespeople and Estimators

Jack Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)
Jack Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)

The question arose recently as to whether salespeople and estimators are covered under the Longshore Act.  This is a very imprecise and incomplete question, but it can be answered easily.  The answer is, “maybe.”

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31st Annual Golf Tournament - SOLD OUT!


ALL foursomes are now FULL! There are other sponsorships available.

Mark your calendars for the 31st Annual VSRF Golf Tournament

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New VSRA Member Companies

Three new member company joined VSRA in the month of June, bringing the membership total to 254. Please join us in welcoming:

Alliance Mechanical Solutions

AMP United

J.P. Morgan

Click below for more information on our newest VSRA Members!

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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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