Laws and Regulations

Underwear, Throw Pillows and T-shirts: George Floyd Merchandise Brings Up Ethical Debate
June 16, 2020 at 11:54 am

As protests mount across the country, wearing and distributing T-shirts with George Floyd's and others’ names or faces on them is a common practice. It humanizes the issue, allowing people to mourn the loss of a man and commemorate a life lost. But what about a “Call for Justice for George Floyd” throw pillow or “George Floyd RIP” underwear?...

Bay Area Screen Printer Says Authorities Seized Mask Shipment Intended for Protestors
June 5, 2020 at 12:17 pm

An Oakland screen printer said that authorities seized a shipment of branded face masks intended for those protesting police brutality and the killing of George Floyd. The masks, which read “Stop Killing Black People,” were purchased by the nonprofit Movement for Black Lives for protestors in four cities, but reportedly never made it that far...

Update 6/5: New Paycheck Protection Program Guidelines to Allow Spending Flexibility, Extend Rehiring Deadlines
June 4, 2020 at 11:53 am

This week, the Senate passed a bill that would change the way small businesses can spend federal loans they received during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as extending deadlines relating to rehiring and loan forgiveness. Today, the president signed the legislation into law. The legislation, amends the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), giving small-business recipients the…

Trade Shows: Will People Attend?
May 13, 2020 at 2:40 pm

We are in uncharted waters. We find ourselves longing for the days of boring sales meetings, live training events, and conferences.

New Restrictions Could Hurt Hand Sanitizer Supply Even More
May 5, 2020 at 1:36 pm

The Trump Administration’s recent move to tighten regulations on some hand sanitizer ingredients could potentially gum up the supply process at a crucial time, and create a prolonged stocking issue within the promotional products industry and beyond...