Updated Guidance and Resources from the IRS

Employers Should Be Aware of Scams and other Threats Tax professionals, employers and taxpayers need to be on guard against phishing designed to steal Form W-2s and other tax information. These are called Business Email Compromise or Business Email Spoofing. These scams have used a variety of tactics including requests for wire transfers or payment […]

Retail Operations Capacity Increased

As of August 1, non-essential retail businesses can operate at either 50% of approved fire safety occupancy, 1 customer per 200 square feet, or 10 total customers and staff combined, whichever is greater. For further details and requirements, please refer to the Phased Restart Work Safe Guidance by clicking here.

Mask Mandate Signage Available

ACCD has signage available for businesses, organizations and partners to help inform patrons and the public that masks will be required beginning August 1, both indoors and outside, when physical distancing is not possible.  Click here. The signage options also include posters to help explain why it is important to wear a mask and are part of […]

Upcoming Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM, the Manufacturing Leadership Council, and the Manufacturing Institute are offering the upcoming webinars that might be of interest to you and your company: Insights from the Department of Defense’s Domestic PPE Information Days on projected PPE demand and increasing domestic PPE production capacity. August 6 at 11:00 am.  […]

Additional Guidance on FLSA, FMLA, and FFCRA

The US Department of Labor has announced additional guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how the requirements and protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) impact the workplace as America continues to reopen from the coronavirus. The […]

Upcoming Webinars

The following webinars are provided by AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM, the Manufacturing Leadership Council, and the Manufacturing Institute:  US Customs & Border Protection’s USMCA Center webinar to discuss USMCA implementation. July 20 at 3:00 pm. Click here to register. What’s Next for Manufacturing? The Implications: Rethinking Supply Chains and Reshoring. July 21 […]

Updated Resources and Guidelines from USDOL and OSHA

The following are recently posted or updated guidance and resources from the US Department of Labor and OSHA:  New FMLA Forms and RFI The Department streamlined optional-use forms that workers and employers can use to request and coordinate leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (click here).  They also published a Request for Information […]

Legislation Expanding Presumptions for Workers’ Compensation Liability for COVID-19 Signed into Law | Employers Strongly Encouraged to Document Compliance with Workplace Safety Guidance

S.342, which creates a rebuttable presumption, under certain conditions, that COVID-19 is a compensable workplace illness across all sectors, has been signed into law.  Although potentially applicable to all workplaces, the law defines “front-line” workers, who would have the stronger presumption, while employers of non “front-line” workers would have more options to avoid or overcome […]

Upcoming Webinars

The following webinars are being hosted by AIV’s national allies and partners at NAM and the Manufacturing Leadership Council: The CFO & CSCO: Partnering for Post-COVID Supply Chain Performance and Optimization. July 15 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Click here for more information and to register. The Recovery: How Manufacturers are Bouncing Back as […]