COVID-19

Business continuity planning resouces

As members prepare their companies for COVID-19 pandemic recovery, several free business continuity planning resources are available: The Department of […]


05.28.2020

NAFEM/NAM working to protect manufacturers from frivolous COVID-related lawsuits

NAFEM joined the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other organizations in urging lawmakers to […]


05.28.2020

Experts urge climate considerations in COVID-19 recovery policies

Greenhouse gas emissions are on track to fall by record amounts in 2020, due largely to restrictions imposed by the […]


05.28.2020

Preparing your business for a post-pandemic world

The editors of the Harvard Business Review propose 5 P’s for companies rebounding from COVID-19 (position, plan, perspective, projects and preparedness) in […]


04.30.2020

Expected COVID-19 peaks

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) regularly updates its models of when it expects COVID-19 to peak in […]


04.30.2020

Foodservice industry updates

The National Restaurant Association launched RestaurantsAct.com, a hub of critical information for restaurants, employees, customers and industry partners. The site […]


04.30.2020

Countries consider use of mobile apps to track COVID-19 spread

The European Commission and the European Data Protection Board are jointly developing principles to leverage the use of mobile apps […]


04.30.2020

U.S. approves economic stimulus package

The White House and Senate leaders approved a massive stimulus package early Wednesday morning to help jolt the nation’s struggling […]


03.30.2020

Manufacturing industry working to clarify “essential businesses” and “critical workers’

As states work to address shelter-in-place mandates, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cyber & Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) guidance on the Identification […]


03.26.2020

USTR launches comment process for COVID-19-related China 301 tariff modifications

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) is accepting Section 301 tariff product exclusion requests for COVID-19 personal protective equipment products and other medical-care […]


03.26.2020