How the Jones Act Protects Individuals, the Maritime Industry, and the Country

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The Jones Act was first passed in 1920 and it was developed to protect seamen, but also to protect the country by providing a robust, modern, and military-ready maritime industry. Also known as the Merchant Marine Act, this law contains many components that apply to employers, ship owners, and individuals. The Jones Act Protects Seamen The law defines a seaman as anyone working in the maritime industry who spends the majority of his or her working time aboard a seagoing vessel. In other words,

4 Tips To Sleep Better During Allergy Season

Spring is the season of renewal. Plants and trees start to rebound from the harsh winter that claimed most of their leaves and vegetation. Birds return from their Southern vacations, serenade us with their morning songs and rebuild their nests in preparation for new arrivals. Unfortunately, there is another renewal that many people don’t look forward to in the spring: the return of hay fever season along with symptoms such as sneezing and sniffling that can give you sleepless nights. In

How 6 Rock-Climbing Techniques Can Be Your Secret Weapon In Life

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Feinberg, a business leader, motivational speaker and author of Reaching Your Next Summit, was about to take on one of the greatest challenges in this adventure sport. But before he could do it, he had to put faith in a Russian colleague named Dima who suffered a seizure only hours before the climb. Dima served as Feinberg’s belayer, the one who uses a small metal device known as a belay to control the friction of a climber’s rope and save him if he begins to fall. "The belay allows climbers

3 Tips For When Company Culture Goes Awry

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Frequent fliers may look back on 2017 as the year those supposedly "friendly skies" turned into "chaotic clouds." The list of airlines in trouble seemed to grow by the day, whether it was canceled flights that led to near riots, prize rabbits dying in the cargo hold or roughed up passengers who declined to be bumped from their seats. Something definitely has been amiss in the airline industry. Beyond getting past the negative media coverage, if an airline – or any company for that matter –

Happy Memorial Day from MyGiftCardsPlus

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