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This week: Stephanie Ramsey of the Foresight Companies educates us on the new Governmental Overtime standard changes and what this means to funeral homes. Also, spotlight on a funeral director in Alberta, Canada, and our weekly WTF makes you question what you throw in the trash.
Are you confused? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone! Many of us are confounded by all the acronyms currently flying around since the White House Press Secretary’s press release on the impending new rules on overtime last Tuesday, May 17th. While the brief in question droned on about how these changes to overtime regulations will benefit American workers after December 1, 2016, not a word was stated about the impact of these changes to business owners.
To have a better chance that YOUR funeral home’s content is served up to your fans on a regular basis, it’s helpful to know the guiding principles used by Facebook to determine how the algorithms work. Here are some of the basics:
Perfect Memorials has announced their largest Memorial Day sale ever leading up to the Memorial Day holiday.
The gap in life expectancy between rich and poor Americans has grown wider since the start of the century, with the wealthiest men outliving the most destitute men by nearly 15 years, according to a new study published.
Thinking about bringing your children into your family or small business? Beware! This can be either a blessing or a curse depending on how you do it. Experience shows there are right ways to introduce your offspring into your business and, most decidedly, wrong ways.
Just as we wisely stopped using poisonous arsenic to embalm in the decades after the Civil War, so too we should seek alternatives (in both funeral practice and products) to formaldehyde-reliant end-of-life rituals.
The partnership between Corporation des thanatologues du Québec (CTQ), Funeral Services Association of Canada (FSAC), and Cremation Association of North America (CANA) looks to be a smashing success when French-language crematory operations training kicks off in Montreal on May 30.
In light of the current legislative controversy in the state of North Carolina, the City of Charlotte contacted the ICCFA with an offer to reschedule the ICCFA Annual Convention & Expo from 2017 to 2019.