Member company USI Insurance has created a COVID-19 landing page with information and resources for businesses regarding questions and guidance on property and casualty insurance, return to work questions, and other business topics. They also are conducting Q&A sessions regarding business interruption and resource tools. Click here to access their new COVID-19 library of information.
The south-central Pennsylvania manufacturing sector was awarded a second round of funding recently, to further support the “Next Gen Manufacturing Industry Partnership.” The Commonwealth’s PAsmart Next Generation grants provide funds to support the development, launch, implementation, and technical assistance of Next Gen Industry Partnerships (IP), which address the workforce, economic development, and educational needs of […]
The Secretary of the Department of Health has issued new guidelines for in-person operations within the Commonwealth. This new directive can be viewed here.
We have valuable information and resource links for manufacturers in our presentation summary from Thursday’s (4/16) webinar on COVID-19 HR, Legal & Regulatory Updates. To see this information, which includes other resource information for manufacturers, click here.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim guidance for enforcing OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements (29 CFR Part 1904) as it relates to recording cases of COVID-19. To read the release information, click here.
Begins at 2:00 PM: Our April 16 webinar will provide a new update and summary of the latest changes in HR, legal and regulatory compliance, pertaining to the current COVID-19 situation. Also included will be a review of HR changes affecting all employers. A discussion about the Commonwealth’s Shared Work Program will also be provided. […]
Coulson Technologies, an Association member, is hosting a Zoom meeting, ‘PLANNING FOR RECOVERY – An Open Chat with Business Owners Discussing What to Do Now, for Recovery.’ The event is this Friday April 17 at lunchtime from 12 noon to 1:00 PM, for any members that want to attend. It will be a live Q&A […]
On March 27, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Act contains a few key provisions designed to assist retirement plan participants and IRA account holders who are struggling financially during these unprecedented times. For a qualified individual, the CARES Act waives […]
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania recently awarded a $250,000 grant to The Manufacturers’ Association of Emigsville, PA to establish a unique ‘Apprenticeship Ecosystem’ which will support manufacturers in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Lancaster, Lebanon Perry and York Counties. This forward-leaning project is to establish a registered apprenticeship ecosystem in south- central PA by expanding employer […]