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HR News & Updates for August
Best Practices for Preventing Workplace Harassment

A new report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) highlights best practices for employers to prevent and respond to workplace harassment.  
 Harassment Defined
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Thinking of Renting Your Home? These 5 Things Should Be at the Top of Your "To Do" List
Whether you're looking to rent a room in your house, or a second home, condo or apartment, if you are considering renting, take the following considerations to heart before doing so:

Renting To Do’s
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Using Technology to Weather the Storm When Disaster Strikes
According to The American Red Cross, the Internet—including online news sites and social media platforms—is the third-most popular way for Americans to gather emergency information and let their loved ones know they are safe.
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Pet Adoption Event & Supply Drive
We are hosting a pet adoption event with Take Me Home Pet Rescue on August 26! Stop by our office at 232 Hooker Avenue in Poughkeepsie and visit the puppies and dogs between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. to see who is searching for their “furever” home.
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Wappingers Office Relocation
Marshall & Sterling is pleased to announce the relocation of our Wappingers Falls office to our state-of-the-art Personal Lines Insurance Service Center on Hooker Avenue in Poughkeepsie, starting September 1.
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New Study Reveals Car Insurance Trends
Although the cost of an auto insurance policy varies according to different drivers and locations, it’s commonly known that some vehicles cost more to insure than others. Here are the most and least expensive 2016 model vehicles to insure, as found in a study by Insure.com.
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Practice Lawnmower Safety - Don't Learn by Accident!
When you have a large yard, a riding lawnmower makes lawn care more efficient and less strenuous. But in spite of the benefits, these machines pose a number of risks. When operating power lawn mowers and other powered yard-care equipment, you must be aware of the safety practices you need to follow. It is important to be informed and use extreme caution. 
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Gotta Catch 'Em All? Keep these tips in mind
Pokémon Go—a location-based, free-to-play game for iOS and Android smartphones—has been all the rage recently, encouraging players to get outside and walk around. However, players sometimes struggle to be fully aware of their surroundings and are running into risks.
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HR News & Updates for July
5 Must-Have Forms and Records for New Hires

As an employer, one of your most important responsibilities when hiring new employees is to complete and secure necessary forms and records. The following are key requirements under federal law:
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The Importance of Renters Insurance
What Protection Does it Offer?
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