Center for Human Resources Support
The Center for Human Resources Support (CHRS) at PRINTING United Alliance provides expert assistance in labor and employment issues and how those impact all businesses. CHRS helps businesses stay up to date on labor laws, regulations, trends, and how to implement them. CHRS also provides thoughtful perspectives on talent management, workforce training, education, diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as expert analysis of the developments in the Human Resources and labor relations fields.
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Updated OSHA Guidance On Reporting
OSHA has issued updated guidance on reporting obligations when employees have adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccinations.
PRO Act Gains Momentum in Closely Divided Senate; PRINTING United Alliance Issues Call to Action to Oppose Legislation
The PRO Act (Protecting the Right to Organize Act) has been circulating in the US Congress for the past six years, but has recently gained national media attention and newfound legislative momentum in past weeks. Why now? How serious is the legislative impact to the printing industry, and what can print …
Printing Sales Contracts: Samples from the Industry
We specifically caution our readers to refrain from attempting to “lift” any of the materials that follow and implement them on an “as-is” basis. That is not the purpose of this resource. Rather, the reader should view this publication as a source of ideas, potentially one among many, and as a general …
The American Rescue Plan and Human Resources Implications
Adriane Harrison, VP of Human Relations Consulting at PRINTING United Alliance, outlines several requirements employers must follow as part of the new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). These include provisions related to Emergency Paid Sick Leave, expansion of Emergency Paid Family Leave, the Employee …
Commercial Printing's Aging Workforce: It’s Not Somebody Else’s Problem to Solve
Recruitment, retention, and training of the future workforce has been consistently identified as the No. 1 issue facing the commercial printing industry. The question is what to do about it — and who is responsible for doing it.
Best Business Practice Guidelines for Terms and Conditions of Sale
The information provided here is intended as a guideline for use in various business situations and in communications with customers and suppliers. Free to members. Available for purchase for non-members.
The Biden Transportation & Infrastructure Plan: Good and Bad for the Printing Industry
On March 31, President Biden publicly rolled out his expected transportation and infrastructure plan, known as the American Jobs Plan, and urged Congress to begin the legislative process to enact it.
American Rescue Plan Act Becomes Law
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed by Congress one day earlier, into law. ARPA is the sixth major COVID-19 response legislation to become law since the spring of 2020.
Choosing a Vaccine Strategy for Your Company
As the COVID-19 vaccine production is increasing and the vaccine will soon be made available to millions of workers, it benefits both the employees and the companies if workers are vaccinated, so the challenge is how to encourage vaccination among the workforce.