Continued Layoffs Over the past eight weeks or so we have seen millions of employees furloughed or laid off as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across our country. Job losses occurred in almost all industries, including employers big and small. The hospitality industry had 83% of employers conducting layoffs and 63% conducting furloughs. Furloughed employees with […]

Read More

OSHA has recently revised its recordkeeping requirements to make Coronavirus a recordable illness. Employers with more than 10 employees are responsible for recording in their illness and injury logs cases of the Coronavirus if: It is medically confirmed as a coronavirus illness. It is work-related (i.e. work environment either caused as contributed to the resulting […]

Read More

I don’t need to tell you that we are living and working in unprecedented times. Business has been good, but not without its challenges. Independent processors all across the country have worked tirelessly to find ways to meet the demand of a growing customer base while trying to mitigate the risks to their staff and […]

Read More

The American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP) welcomes Niki Cloud, to the position of Convention Manager/Membership Services Coordinator. Cloud, of Carthage, Missouri, brings over 14 years of experience to the position. She is the former executive director of the Carthage Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. She also has experience working for a local chamber of commerce. […]

Read More