WSA Member Update 1.15.20

The 1.15.20 WSA Member Update includes:
• Update on which third party vendor(s) have Target stores now
• Link to a new article on latest marijuana testing requirements for employers
• Link about Pier 1 closing half its stores
• Reminder about possible savings with Trash Can Liners Direct!
• Link to safety information from
• Link to our monthly John Meola Safety First! safety info

Marijuana in the Workplace: Links and Guidelines

On Jan. 1, 2020 several states began to allow recreational use of marijuana, calling into question the effects of legalization on employer drug policies. The article links, which were posted in January of 2020, offer a brief overview of the new legislation that sweeping contractors need to be aware of.

WSA Member Update 1.1.20

The January 1, 2020 WSA Member Update includes:
• Celebration of WSA’s 8th birthday
• New article about how to ask for testimonials
• Link to article about hiring best practices
• Info on historic weakness in the retail sector in 2019

Asking for Testimonials in Ten Easy Steps

WSA Member Update 12.15.19

Items in the December 15th WSA Member Update included:
• Link to WSA/ holiday card
• Link to a ‘performance game’ for employee oversight
• Two diesel-related articles about diesel engines, one for DEF and one for fuel injection systems
• Our Safety First! tips by John Meola
• Link to Meola’s article about OSHA’s Top Four violations

Facing OSHA’s Focus Four

Article by John Meola that covers the four most likely accident types in the construction industry.

WSA Member Update 12.1.19

The WSA Member Update for 12.1.19 contained:
• Link to WSA’s interview with Walmart’s Senior Manager for Exterior Services
• Reminder about IRS Section 179 deductions
• Reminder about WSA’s fuel card program
• Notice that we will be sending out renewals this month

An Interview With Dale Brantley, Walmart’s Senior Manager of Exterior Services

An exclusive interview with Walmart’s Senior Exterior Services Manager. Conducted in November of 2019.

WSA Member Update 11.15.19

This WSA Member Update includes:
• Latest news about Walmart contacts
• Perkins outcome for member with warranty issue
• Link to ‘Habits of Successful Managers’
• Monthly Safety First! info and tips

WSA Member Update 11.1.19

WSA’s Member Update for November 1, 2019 includes:
• Info about something to watch out for with third party vendors
• Update on Walmart contract changes situation
• Info on the seminars free to WSA Members at NPE 2020
• An article and a free webinar about written safety plans

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