A Statement by the Manufacturers’ Association May 11, 2020 Essential manufacturing companies and employers have been key contributors to success in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping the economy alive in southcentral Pennsylvania. As employers will proudly tell you, the most important aspect of their business is their highly skilled workforce, and examples abound […]
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. […]
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 […]
PA Int’l Business Development Trade Mission Held June 7-12, 2020 In Toronto for Manufacturers, Others
The 2020 ‘Pennsylvania Trade Mission to Canada: Toronto & Montreal’ will be June 7 – 12, 2020 and is being organized through the PA Office of International Business Development. Space is limited to just 8 companies, two representatives per company, so PA manufacturers which are interested in this opportunity should follow up with Christa Kolp – […]
New Member Sponsor Opportunities for 2020: Standup and Support Your Regional Manufacturers’ Association!
The Manufacturers’ Association has just released it’s 2020 Member Event Sponsorships for its manufacturing and associate members! This listing provides a listing of member events planned and the wide variety of member and business sponsorships available to support the organization’s many activities and overall mission of bringing training, networking and member education to businesses throughout […]
The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final ruling to make more American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). A copy of the Department of Labor’s announcement may be found here https://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime2019/. Currently, the FLSA says that certain workers who earn less than $23,700 can earn overtime pay […]