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RDML Jesse Wilson to Address VSRA Membership at December Luncheon

RDML Jesse Wilson, Commander, Navy Surface Force Atlantic
RDML Jesse Wilson, Commander, Navy Surface Force Atlantic

The December General Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. RDML Jesse Wilson, Commander, Navy Surface Force Atlantic, will be the guest speaker.

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Featured Article: Amendments to the Longshore Act - Part I

John A. "Jack" Martone, The American Equity Underwriters Inc. (AEU)
John A. "Jack" Martone, The American Equity Underwriters Inc. (AEU)

It’s been 100 years since a U.S. Supreme Court decision established the “Jensen” line, limiting the coverage of states’ workers’ compensation laws to the landward side of the water’s edge and creating a gap in workers’ compensation coverage for employees working over the navigable waters of the U.S.  The decision ultimately led to the passage of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act in 1927.

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SURFMEPP CO CAPT Bauer Speaks to VSRA Membership

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

The November General Membership Meeting was held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. CAPT David Bauer, Commanding Officer, SURFMEPP was the meeting's guest speaker.

Please click here to view CAPT Bauer's presentation.

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12th Annual Ship Repair Virtual Lego Competition


The 12th Annual Ship Repair Virtual LEGO Competition has officially launched! The purpose of the competition is to promote the ship repair industry while increasing competitive mathematical, analytical and conceptual skills in middle school aged students.

We need volunteers to serve as technical advisors, judges and sponsors. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and represent your company!

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Career Day Volunteers Needed!

Terry Stead of Tecnico Volunteers at a Career Day Event
Terry Stead of Tecnico Volunteers at a Career Day Event

VSRF needs volunteers for Career Day events. Come and share your work knowledge!

Please CLICK HERE to view our Outreach Schedule

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New VSRA Member Companies

Two new member companies joined VSRA in the month of November, bringing the membership total to 267. Please join us in welcoming:

Goodwin William Staffing

Viega LLC

 

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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