Regional Security Roundtable for Critical Manufacturing Sector

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Region 1 will be hosting a kickoff virtual Critical Manufacturing Sector Security Roundtable on June 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. This Security Roundtable is a unique opportunity to bring together critical manufacturing sector stakeholders across Region 1 — Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont […]

White House Releases 100-Day Supply Chain Review

The Biden administration has issued a report entitled “Building Resilient Supply Chains, Revitalizing American Manufacturing, and Fostering Broad-Based Growth” (click here) that concludes the 100-day review required under Executive Order (E.O.) 14017 “America’s Supply Chains.” (click here). The review focused on four critical industries: (1) semiconductor manufacturing and advanced packaging; (2) large capacity batteries, including […]

VT PTAC Webinars

The following webinars will be presented by the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center: Ninth Annual Veterans Summit. June 14, 2:00 to 6:00 pm. Click here for more. Pre and Post Award Debriefings. June 16,  10:00 to 11:00 am.  Click here for more. National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparations. June 22, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.  […]

Economic Recovery Bridge Program

Opening on June 7, the Economic Recovery Bridge Program is expected to deliver $30 million in financial relief to businesses who have not received state and federal funding due to eligibility constraints and to businesses who can show a continued loss of revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for a webinar on the […]

EEOC Releases Vaccine Guidance

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released new COVID-19 technical assistance (click here) to further address vaccination.  See Section K. The following are selected key updates: Federal EEO laws do not prevent an employer from requiring all employees physically entering the workplace to be vaccinated for COVID-19, so long as employers comply with the reasonable […]