It’s time to register for MWFPA’s Spring Summit & Scramble to be held May 30 – 31, 2018, at the Kalahari Resort &Trappers Turn Golf Club, Wisconsin Dells, WI. Plan to join us for our annual association business and networking event. Register now at our website. For further information and a downloadable registration form, click here.
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its procedures for excluding products from the recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminum product imports. The Department will start accepting exclusion requests from U.S. industry today. Read the Dept. of Commerce news release here. See the Federal Register notice on the process for filing exclusion requests.
WI Gov. Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 781, important legislation that was introduced just 3 weeks ago in response to a Court of Appeals decision from January that upended the “exclusive remedy” of worker’s compensation for some workers. The decision, which Act 139 overturns going forward, allowed injured workers who had been placed by a staffing service […]
MWFPA and the canned food industry continue to strongly oppose the Trump Administration’s plans to announce tariffs or import restrictions on tinplate steel – a unique type of steel that is specifically made for food cans. The President announced that next week he will sign off on a 25 percent tariff for imported steel and […]