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Minnesota Refuses CDC Request for Names and Addresses of Vaccine recipients

From FOX 9: Asked whether the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce had advocated for the cards, a  spokeswoman, Anne Yoder, said “we’re still working to understand how the state and federal distribution plans will impact employers and employees. We will continue to engage with public health officials as the distribution process and plans move forward.”  READ MORE

A Pandemic Pivot of HR Strategy Is Likely Harder Than You Imagined

From TLNT: It seems as though many volumes have been written so far advising HR leaders on how best to adjust for a pandemic-driven new normal. Combined with internal knowledge, developing and implementing best practices should be easy. It’s not, though. Executing a dramatic pivot is hard. And it’s astonishing that anyone’s progressing at all […]

WI Senate Not Coming Back This Month

The incoming leader of Wisconsin Senate Republicans says the Senate will not take up any COVID-19 relief measures before January. Assembly Republicans have said they would vote on bills this month and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has urged swift action before federal money runs out. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu told The Associated Press […]

Hydrite Announces the RITE Team to Support Food Customers

Hydrite Announces the RITE Team to Support Food Customers. Real-time, Innovative, Technical, Expert. Providing technical support and introducing innovative solutions to help address critical issues in the food industry for managing food safety and sanitation with technical training, program development and adjacent technology. Learn more: www.hydrite.com

Conagra Reveals Slew of New Snacks

Conagra is unveiling 13 snack launches at the Crack The Code Experience, the virtual National Association of Convenience Stores conference taking place through Dec. 4. The new products include a plant-based jerky under its Gardein brand, four varieties of Slim Jim meat sticks, beer-battered onion ring oat and corn snacks from Andy Capp’s and brand […]

Mettler Toledo Introduces Harsh Environment Checkweigher

METTLER TOLEDO has unveiled its latest product inspection solution, the C35 AdvancedLine Checkweigher, which offers precise weighing for packages in harsh environments. The C35 AdcancedLine solution can weigh up to 250 packages between 25 grams and 7 kilograms per minute. It is hygienically designed for easy cleaning and minimal liquid buildup. READ MORE  

Some Business Owners May Qualify for PPP Loan Forgiveness

If you are a business owner who received a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program, you may qualify for partial or complete loan forgiveness, but the process can be tricky. The Better Busines Bureau of Wisconsin says complete PPP loans are forgivable if borrowers devote at least 60% of the proceeds to payroll costs. Click here […]

WI Gov Evers Issues New Face Coverings Order

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today declared a new public health emergency in Wisconsin due to recent surge in cases among young people and issued a new face coverings order effective immediately. Executive Order #90 is available here. Emergency Order #1 is available here. Both orders are effective immediately and will expire after sixty days or with a subsequent […]