Mar 27, 2020
— IAM received this summary today from Pace LLP, the Association's lobbying arm in Washington, DC. This summary focuses on the business and employer provisions, and not the individual/healthcare areas. We will continue to search for application and process avenues for IAM members seeking financial and other assistance.
Mar 26, 2020
— This webinar, available now on IAM Learning, is a recording of a discussion panel with industry leaders and your peers that explores a topic of paramount importance – the U.S. DoD decision to halt all moves worldwide. This decision will have significant ramifications, and we want you to hear the whole story.
Mar 19, 2020
— The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an expanded national emergency declaration to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief in response to the nationwide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Mar 17, 2020
— The Pentagon is already helping combat the coronavirus outbreak in the United States and is considering ways to do more. But the military faces limits. Its health care system is geared more toward handling combat casualties than infectious diseases. And there are logistical and legal concerns about expanding the military’s role in civilian affairs, such as tasking it with enforcing quarantines.
Mar 14, 2020
— The Deputy Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist approved new travel restrictions for service members, DoD civilians, and their families assigned to DoD installations, facilities and surrounding areas within the United States and its territories. This restriction will halt all domestic travel, including Permanent Change of Station, and Temporary Duty.
Feb 28, 2020
— U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao outlined the department’s latest strategy to address the increasing threat posed by the coronavirus outbreak. Chao said that while the main responsibility for coordinating response efforts lies with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, DOT’s coordinating role is dealing primarily with airlines.