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Mar29

U.S. Dept. of Treasury, IRS and Dept. of Labor announce plan for paid leave for workers and tax credits

The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees. This relief to employees and small and midsize businesses is provided under the Families First...

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Mar27

Manitowoc provides business update and withdraws financial guidance due to COVID-19

The Manitowoc Company, Inc., (the “Company” or “Manitowoc”) a global manufacturer of cranes and lifting solutions, is providing a business update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Company continues to monitor and comply with all applicable government health and safety mandates, with the primary goal of ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of all our employees, their families, suppliers, and customers. Manitowoc remains...

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Mar27

EEOC answers questions about the pandemic and antidiscrimination laws in recorded webinar

Agency provides important information for stakeholders The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted a webinar addressing questions arising under any of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar answers questions submitted by the public about how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in light of the federal employment nondiscrimination laws the EEOC enforces – including the...

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Mar27

Railroads applaud relief for Unemployed Rail Workers

Class I freight and short line railroads applaud Congress for ensuring in the latest COVID-19 aid legislative package that rail workers have access to critical unemployment and sickness benefits during this unprecedented public health emergency. Unlike the average American worker, railroaders do not receive unemployment benefits through state-administered programs but rather through the Railroad Retirement Board’s (RRB) Railroad...

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Mar27

Caterpillar announces updates on COVID-19 and global business conditions

Caterpillar Inc. has announced a business update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to impact Caterpillar’s supply chain, a possibility the company disclosed in its risk factors included in the company’s Form 10-K filed on February 19, 2020. The company is monitoring the situation closely and supply chain teams have been executing business continuity plans, which include,...

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Mar26

MHEDA creates comprehensive webpage with COVID-19 resources

This webpage is designed to help material handling companies and their employees The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) created a comprehensive webpage (www.mheda.org/covid19) to help material handling companies understand the evolving business, government and health changes due to the world pandemic caused by COVID-19. The MHEDA COVID-19 webpage page includes (but not limited to) the following resources and...

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Mar26

KION Group takes a proactive approach to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic

KION Group takes a proactive approach to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic: Shutdown over Easter will be used to get supply logistics and production in shape for the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic Pandemic is making it impossible to set out a reliable outlook for the 2020 financial year Annual General Meeting will be postponed to a date to be determined at a later stage Supervisory Board and Executive Board adjust the...

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