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Tuesday Bare Essentials – Did you know that California’s migrant and seasonal agricultural workers sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training compliance deadline was January 1, 2020?

Senate Bill 1343 requires employers with five or more employees to provide sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training.  Employees in non-supervisorial positions are required to be provided one hour of mandatory training and supervisors are required to be provided two hours of mandatory training within six months starting the position every two years. The training compliance deadline is January 1, 2021, for non-seasonal employees per SB 778.

Though seasonal, temporary, and...

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Meme Monday - Seriously, I Need Sexual Harassment Training?


Know who or who has not been sexually harassment trained. Each state may have a different definition of who is an employee.

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Food Friday - The $375 BMT Gourmet Meat Sandwich

Calling all meat lovers! Benjamin's Steakhouse in New York is serving an 8-pound meat sandwich that costs $375, Wow, that’s 375 DOLLARS!!  Why so expensive? This $375 8-pounder, called the BMT is layers of the finest pork belly, 21 days aged New York strip steak, wine-soaked tomatoes, caramelized onions, and on a huge focaccia bun topped with a cheese sauce. That actually sounds really good.

Would I eat this? Sure, I would order the BMT to share it with 10 friends. It would...

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Tech Thursday - A Kool Gadget that Makes Eating Avocados That Much Easier


Avocados are a staple fruit in the meal of many Keto diets, but cutting up one can be quite intimidating. I start by cutting the avocado in half, then stare at it and think “Now what? I’ve tried to stab the pit in an attempt to remove it, that didn’t work. Next, I scooped out the pit with a spoon which then landed on the floor. Frustrated, the avocado was mashed. So when I saw CocoKool's 3-in-1 Avocado  Slicer on Amazon, I didn’t just buy 1, I bought 5.


 The tool has a...

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Wine Wednesday-Think You Know Wine?

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