In response to the ongoing coronavirus situation, ABA is continuing to develop helpful documents and information for our members, customers and consumers. Please continue to check back here to receive all the most up to date information.

Important Industry Documents

 

Coronavirus Update Trackers (Updated 5/29)

State and Local Transition Policies and Plans

State and Local Policy Actions on Face Masks and Other Equipment

State Budget Tracking

California Suspension of Bag Bans or Plastic Ordinances

Federal Developments

Restrictions, Closures & Cancellations

Impacts to Collections and Processing Programs (Updated by The Recycling Partnership on Fridays)

State Policy Actions Impacting Business Operations

Status of Plastic Bans

 

#HereForYou

ABA has also launched a social campaign to show how employees across the food and beverage industry are #HereForYou during these uncertain times. Below are helpful documents and files for you to join in the campaign on your own channels. We invite you to engage with ABA's content, share the suggested posts below and/or use the #HereForYou logo and hashtag on your own content. And be sure to check back here for more content in the coming weeks.

 

Webinars

Workplace Implications of COVID-19: What You Need to Know Now

In this webinar, partners from the global law firm Morgan-Lewis share practical and up-to-date advice on how new COVID-19 related federal laws will impact you and your business. Speakers Chai Feldblum and Jonathan Snare discuss mandated paid sick leave, changes to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and workplace safety rules concerning everything from testing to mandatory personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Analyzing the Results of the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Field Research Findings Say About the Current Political Environment 

This webinar is the third and final in a series of webinars, designed to provide you, and those within your companies navigating these issues, with expert analysis on the COVID-19 response. In this webinar, Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies discusses the latest field research findings on the impact of the pandemic and the resulting political opinion environment. We also take time to discuss evolving public policy issues impacting our industry, including workforce, supply chain, transportation and communication issues surrounding COVID-19.

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Practical Legal Solutions in Response to COVID-19

This webinar is the second in a series of three webinars, designed to provide you, and those within your companies navigating these issues, with expert analysis on the COVID-19 response. In this webinar, you'll hear from international law firm Covington & Burling, LLP lawyers who discuss practical solutions to your questions about COVID-19 response ranging from insurance (i.e. does my business interruption insurance policy cover losses if I have to close a production line because of a COVID-19 case in my plant?) to labor law (i.e. what are the implications to my business of the House passed "Families First Coronavirus Response Act"?) to federal regulatory policy (i.e. what are the FDA and other regulatory agencies doing to insure consumers continue to trust the food supply?). 

 

Leadership Considerations in the Era of COVID-19

The coronavirus is presenting challenges to the economy generally, and our industry specifically.  All businesses, large and small, are working to understand the impacts COVID-19 will have on their operations – from supply chain, to human resources, to financial capital. The situation is fluid and evolving. At ABA we are committed to keeping you updated with information and resources to help you navigate this challenging time.  This webinar is the first in a series of three webinars, designed to provide you, and those within your companies navigating these issues, with expert analysis on the COVID-19 response.

In this webinar, you will hear from risk management, supply chain and economic experts from the consulting firm Grant Thornton. The webinar is designed to provide your company with insights from top experts on supply chain practices and business continuity planning that will help you focus your company on the most compelling problems it faces. 

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