Trump Signs $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill

By Lauren Schapker, vice president, legislative affairs, ARTBA The House March 27 passed the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act by voice vote. President Donald Trump signed it into law. The CARES Act is the third piece of...

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ARTBA Urges OSHA to Address COVID-19 Recordkeeping Concerns

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety & education, ARTBA In early March, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) posted information on its website stating, “COVID-19 can be a recordable illness if a worker is infected as a result of...

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Senate Releases Third Round of COVID-19 Response Legislation

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA Senate leaders March 25 released the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third Senate response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The $2 trillion legislation would aid...

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