The American Association of Meat Processors announced today its support for H.R. 1258 and S.370, Strengthening Local Processing Act, legislation that provides many of the critical items to help small processors improve and grow their businesses. The Strengthening Local Processing Act provides small plants with the funds needed to grow and expand, and supports a scale-appropriate […]

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New OSHA guidance seeks to mitigate, prevent viral spread in the workplace WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus prevention program and better identify risks which could lead to exposure and contraction. […]

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Employers today, regardless of size, are having to navigate an increasingly regulated workplace. As a consequence, certain policies may help protect employers and are generally deemed so fundamental that no workplace should be without them. While not necessarily mandated by law, they can play an important role in numerous day-to-day situations in the workplace. Most […]

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted Dec. 27, 2020, made a number […]

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