Since the creation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 1979, there have been a significant number declarations of major disasters. A disaster is defined as an occurrence that has resulted in property damage, deaths and injury to a community. Normally a disaster is scholars today conclude that the definition of disaster is socially constructed. There are two types of disaster declarations provided for in the Stafford Act: emergency declarations and major
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An Aging Workforce As an aging population continues to correlate with an aging workforce, ageism, or age discrimination, has become a noticeable loss exposure for many companies. The trend of baby boomers working past the normal retirement age and into their 70’s has been a catalyst for age discrimination suits in recent years. The number of workers aged 55 and over will reach one quarter of the US workforce by 2022.
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Throughout our life, there are always times when we have to make some decision . This is part of our nature as humans. But we have to be aware that each thing we choose has consequences (having several options, choosing one implies leaving the others on the table). This is what economists call ‘opportunity cost . ‘ In a certain sense, it could also be said that every decision that one