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Proposed Rule to Rescind WOTUS Published

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to rescind the 2015 Clean Water Act. The rule, commonly referred to as “Waters of the United States” or WOTUS for short, … Continue reading

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8 Non-Traditional Ways to Find Landscape Employees

Author Jenn Myers is NALP’s Director of Workforce Development and she spent years recruiting candidates for placement in the industry’s top firms.  Find the best talent at the National Collegiate Landscape Competition in March.  The search for landscape and lawn … Continue reading

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H-2B Survey Confirms Need for Cap-Relief

For nearly two months, NALP and our H-2B Workforce Coalition partners have been aggressively advocating for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kelly to provide immediate cap relief. Our effort has emphasized the significant impact that the H-2B cap has … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs an Email Newsletter

Author Alain Parcan, NALP consultant member, and Director of Marketing for Market Hardware, Inc., shares his reasons why you should be sending out an email newsletter. Since its introduction, email has evolved from an efficient form of online communication to … Continue reading

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DHS Secretary Comments Cloud H-2B Cap-Relief

Last week, during the House Homeland Security Committee hearing on DHS Reauthorization and the FY 2018 Budget Request, Representative William Keating (D-MA-09) asked Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly about H2-B cap relief. Rep. Keating noted the several proposed cuts to … Continue reading

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Congress Includes H-2B Relief in Budget Bill

Late Sunday, April 30, Congress released a bipartisan budget bill to provide for government funding through the end of fiscal 2017. Thanks to a massive effort from NALP members and other seasonal business owners, the bipartisan agreement contains limited H-2B … Continue reading

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Business Coach, Mentor, or Consultant?

Author Lisa Perdue, is a manager of professional development for LandOpt which is an NALP consultant member.  Coaches Aren’t Just for Athletes Not sure what a business coach is? Many professional athletes will readily claim the keys to their success … Continue reading

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Blazing a Two-Way Trail

Both Tom Heaviland and Michael Kravitsky, IV have been NALP Trailblazers for 15 years or more. During that time, they’ve collectively mentored at least 25 people, owners of large and small companies alike who represent nearly every segment of the … Continue reading

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Both Chambers of Congress Introduce H-2B Reform Bills

  Two bills that would temporarily reinstate the H-2B visa temporary worker program have been introduced recently in the United States Senate and House of Representatives. The legislation would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow for more workers … Continue reading

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Help Control Workers’ Compensation Costs

Author, Drew Garcia, with Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, is the program director for NALP’s Workers’ Compensation Program which provides discounts to NALP members.  As the NALP Workers Compensation Program Manager we understand the need for “Best Practices” to be utilized by landscape … Continue reading

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