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By Bonnie GurneyJul 28, 2022

IMTS Smarter Sourcing Symposium Tackles Supply Chain Challenges

The inaugural IMTS Smarter Sourcing Symposium, presented by IMTS and The Onshoring Project, will be held at IMTS 2022 and will provide guidance, tools, and tactics to create more profitable domestic sourcing using lean and agile suppliers.

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasJan 25, 2022

Update on Labor Regulations

On Jan. 25, AMT joined more than 100 organizations in a letter to Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh urging the Department of Labor (DOL) to hold stakeholder meetings before the development and issuance of its anticipated proposed rulemaking ...

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasJan 17, 2022

Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine Mandates

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that OSHA has no legal authority to enforce the Biden administration’s vaccine order for private businesses with 100 or more employees. Earlier this month, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the stay ...

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasDec 08, 2021

Courts Block Vaccine Mandates

Updated Dec. 8: This week, a federal court judge in Georgia temporarily halted the vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide until several challenges to the order play out in court.

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Advocacy
By Harry MoserNov 16, 2021

Rebuilding and Reshoring: Conclusion

In this series conclusion, we summarize the actions needed to secure U.S. leadership in innovation and manufacturing, bolster competitiveness, and strengthen economic and national security.

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International
By Edward ChristopherJun 17, 2021

Human Tragedy and Economic Triumph in India

The ADB still predicts India’s GDP will rebound strongly at 11% in FY 2021 due to continued economic recovery stimulated by increased public investment, the vaccine rollout, and the surge in domestic demand.

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasFeb 10, 2021

No Honeymoon for President Biden

President Joe Biden called for national unity in his inauguration address, but will Congress get the message? The first 100 days of a president’s term is often called the honeymoon period, when friends and opponents alike offer support in a gesture of...

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasJul 30, 2020

Phase 4 COVID-19 Relief Negotiations Continue

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., released the HEALS Act (Health; Economic Assistance and Liability Protection; and Schools) last week, the Senate Republican leadership’s coronavirus relief proposal. The House Democrats introduced their...

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