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June 08, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 6.2

As of today – yet again – no certain MSLP launch date has been announced.  However, with the Fed conducting its second webinar for borrowers tomorrow, it is anticipated that the facility will be operational within a few days.  If you are interested in joining

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May 29, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 5.29

Latest on the Main Street Lending Program

 The Federal Reserve has finally released detailed information on the launch of the MSLP.  Fed Chairman Powell did an interview and Q&A session this morning with Princeton Professor and former Fed Vice Chairman Alan Blinder – on a wide range of economic iss

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May 29, 2020
Preparing for Workplace Re-Entry During COVID-19

As state, local, and municipal governments take steps to re-open businesses across the country, employers must take a fresh look at their physical workspace, their workplace practices, and their communication and training of employees in order to prohibit the spread of the coronavirus and to protect

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May 28, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 5.27

 As of today – yet again – no MSLP launch date has been announced.  We will continue to monitor the Federal Reserve for information and provide you with any relevant and timely updates. Latest Congressional Action on the Paycheck Protection Program. Tomorrow

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May 28, 2020
Renewing Our Workforce to Regenerate Our Industry

The forest products industry is just one of many that is struggling to recruit, engage and retain the talent its companies need to achieve continued growth and success. Before the current global health situation disrupted many work environments, the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data reported that the

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May 28, 2020
Setting Your Workforce Up for Success

At Weston Forest, we have three corporate goals that guide everything we do:  Culture, Commitment and Growth. Our culture is to create opportunity for all our employees. We want to make sure that our customers, both internal and external, have a great customer experience, and that our staff enjoy

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May 27, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 5.26

Late last Friday night (circa 11:00 PM), Treasury/SBA released two more Interim Final Rules (IFR), one of them on PPP loan forgiveness. These are the agencies’ 13 and 14 IFRs in 7 weeks, issued in addition to the many FAQ documents that “interpreted” the statute and the rules.

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