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Law

House of Representatives Passes New Boating Laws

As the 116th Congress came to an end, maritime and boating laws were one of many topics discussed at  this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA. This legislation is passed to specify the annual budget and expenditures for the U.S. Department of Defense while creating policies for how the […]

Industry

Environmental Protection in Oil and Gas Industry

Before an oil company can start with construction, drilling or modification of onshore oil and gas production fields, it needs to obtain approvals from various government agencies. In addition to building and drilling permits, legal hurdles include air emissions, discharges to surface water systems, injection activities, impact on the threatened […]

Management

4 Expensive HIPAA Mistakes to Avoid in 2018

Staying compliant with HIPAA is one of the biggest concerns healthcare providers have. There aren’t any major changes to HIPAA in 2018, but the cumulative changes of previous years have made this law more difficult to follow than ever. The fines for noncompliance are severe. Here is an overview of […]

Grassroots lobbying
Politics

Grassroots lobbying: The need-to-know points

It’s something that’s arguably gathered more traction over recent years, with technology and use of the internet certainly aiding this. Grassroots lobbying is something that can make or shape certain legislation although despite its power, only a small proportion of people seem to realize how it works. There’s no doubt […]

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Understanding Power Supplies in Military Devices

Power supplies used in military and aerospace operations are similar to their civilian counterparts, but only in form and function. Military power supplies must adhere to certain ratings and standards to ensure that they can perform adequately and support various missions across diverse environments. Ruggedness, durability and reliability are the […]

Law

Harassment at Workplace and its Preventive Laws

Workplace harassment are nowadays being increasingly reported that might take several major or minor forms, considered as an offense. The workplace or offices in which employees spend a major part of their day are highly prone to harassment for both the sexes. Men and women both can be a victim […]

Sport

Brief History of Archery

Archery, one of the ancient sports of the world, has an ennobling history behind it. Historians talked about arrowheads dated as far as over 25,000 years ago. They also mentioned about shafts of bows as well as arrows, arrows with feathers and other relevant things associated with archery that dated […]

Economy Employment

Background Checking Trends in 2014

As an employer, undertaking background checks on candidates is one of the most important aspects of management. These screening tests have multiple applications in both the private and public sectors, as employers are required to fulfill their duty of care to shareholders, stakeholders, customers and the people who represent them. […]