COVID-19 Crisis

Updates, news and strategies to help manage the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.


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2021 Manufacturing Technology Leader of the Year: COVID-19

Dec. 2, 2021
COVID-19 makes a compelling case for this year's IW Technology Leader.
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Making Sense of the New OSHA Vaccine Mandate

Nov. 5, 2021
A look at what the Emergency Temporary Standard does (and doesn't) require of companies with 100+ employees.
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OSHA Issues Deadline for Vaccine-or-Test Mandate: January 4

Nov. 5, 2021
Private companies with more than 100 employees have until 2022 to ensure their workers are vaccinated or tested regularly.
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US Gives Final Approval of Pfizer's COVID Vaccine for Children Aged 5-11

Nov. 3, 2021
There have been more than 1.9 million cases of COVID-19 among five- to 11-year-olds in the United States and more than 8,300 hospitalizations.
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Labor / Employment Policy

Unions at GE, Spirit, Textron Push Back on Vaccine Mandates

Oct. 21, 2021
An employee's right to apply for an exemption should be protected, unions say.


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Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Now Fully Approved by FDA

Aug. 23, 2021
The FDA said the newly christened Comirnaty vaccine has met all the criteria for a fully approved pharmaceutical.
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US Automakers, Microsoft Respond to New CDC Guidance with New Mandates

Aug. 3, 2021
Microsoft will mandate vaccines for all employees and automakers, vaccinated or not, will don masks again.
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Labor / Employment Policy

What the EEOC Says about Requiring Vaccines at Work

July 21, 2021
Can you mandate employees to show proof? What are the HR rules around incentives for getting the shot?
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The IW U.S. 500: The COVID Effect

July 6, 2021
Calculating the true cost of COVID-19 across the manufacturing industry.