For most of us in the U.S., corned beef and cabbage is synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day. But its association with the holiday isn’t actually an Irish tradition. Corned beef is made from brisket, a relatively inexpensive cut of beef. The meat goes through a long curing process using large grains of rock salt, or […]

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Available Leave Emergency Family Medical Leave Emergency Paid Sick Leave The paid sick leave provision gives 10 days of paid sick leave for full-time employees (employees who have worked at least 30 days) and is pro-rated for part-timers for COVID-19 related absences. The paid FMLA (amended to apply to all employers of at least one […]

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The convention manager of the American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP) will resign from the organization effective Thursday, March 12. Marcia Nixon has worked as the convention manager since August 2013. Before that, she provided meeting planning and support to several associations throughout the state of Pennsylvania. “Marcia has played a critical role in the […]

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Dear AAMP Members, 2020 Convention Registrants and Exhibitors: The American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP) continues to closely monitor information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19); as shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Based on the current information, the 2020 AAMP Convention, July 30 – August 1, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa, will […]

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