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Risk Management Academy – Registration Now Open!

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Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 2019   Contact:  Lisa Hagenson                Association Risk Management Services                Federated Insurance Companies Phone:    507.455.5118 E-mail:    lmhagenson@fedins.com   Risk Management Academy Registration Now Open!   Federated Insurance is offering complimentary risk management training for all industrieson August 6-8, 2019. Through this valuable session, you will discover methods…

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DHEC Resources

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DHEC has put some useful resources together for the SCACS retailers.  Please see attached and below. New Regulations FAQ found out https://www.scdhec.gov/environment/land-management/underground-storage-tanks/ust-regulation/new-regulations-faq New Regulations FAQ Why were the regulations revised? South Carolina is required by the Federal Regulation to submit an application for state program approval. As part of the state program approval process, the…

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Scholarship Deadline Approaching

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Scholarship Applications are due by June 15, 2019 The scholarships are designed to assist retailer’s employees and /or their families (store managers/store employees-relatives, husband, wife, and children) and suppliers and their hourly office employees with financial help for post-high school education.  Scholarship recipients may attend any qualified post-high school institution of their choice.  The school must…

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HR Question of the Month

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Remote Hires, I-9s, and Notaries? Question We currently hire field technicians all over the United States. We conduct interviews on the phone and via Skype and within the employees first 60-90 days they meet with their business unit manager in person. We are getting ready to head into a very busy recruiting season and need…

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Weekly Legislative Update: February 25th – March 1st

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March 1, 2019 House EPW Committee Advances Speaker’s Education Reform Bill The House Education and Public Works Committee met this week to further amended and approve the Speaker’s education reform. At the end of January, Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Darlington) introduced comprehensive proposals for education reform with the support of the governor. The bill includes comprehensive…

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Risk Management Academy hosted by Federated Insurance, Registration Now Open!

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Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 2019 Contact:  Lisa Hagenson                Association Risk Management Services                 Federated Insurance Companies Phone:    507.455.5118 E-mail:    lmhagenson@fedins.com Risk Management Academy Registration Now Open! Federated Insurance is offering complimentary risk management training for petroleum marketerson April 23-25, 2019. Through this valuable session, you will discover methods you can use immediately to help protect profits…

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FDA enforcement & retail store compliance

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TO:                  State Convenience, Food and Fuel Retailing Association Executives FROM:            Lyle Beckwith DATE:             February 13, 2019 SUBJ:              FDA enforcement & retail store compliance The FDA is making it clear that it will pursue minimum age sales compliance efforts in an aggressive manner.  It’s not just the compliance operations that are underway: FDA is publicly…

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Complimentary Webinar: FAMILY SUCCESSION PLANNING

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 Family Succession Planning Tuesday, February 19, 2019 (1 PM CT)  45 minutes | Complimentary | Advance registration required  Link To Register-   RMA Complimentary Webinar Invitation    When most people hear “estate planning,” they think of planning to avoid estate taxes. However, for all but the very wealthiest individuals, the federal estate tax is no longer…

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2019 SCACS Legislative Hot Issues:

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2019 Key Issue:  Tobacco Stamp Extension SCACS has been working with the legislature, state agencies, and other tobacco stakeholders to statutorily extend a grace period to allow retailers to sell tobacco products that don’t have tobacco stamps affixed to them.  The Department of Revenue granted retailers a 90 day grace period that ends on April 1st,…

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