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News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from national and international trade associations influencing the debate on federal policies.

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William E. Peterson Honored With the 2024 NFPA Standards Medal
QUINCY, Massachusetts, June 18 -- The National Fire Protection Association issued the following news release:

The National Fire Protection Association(R) (NFPA(R)) announced that William E. Peterson, senior vice president at Strategic Government Resources, was awarded the 2024 Standards Medal. This prestigious award recognizes and honors outstanding contributions to fire safety and the development of NFPA codes and standards. It is the most distinguished award given by the NFPA Standards Council.

The presentation of the Standards Medal took place at the NFPA Stars at Night awards ceremony during ... Show Full Article

Statement From the Employee Representatives' Council of Gate Gourmet on Mediation Sessions June 4-6
NEW YORK, June 18 -- UNITE HERE, a labor union for workers in the hotel, gaming, food service, manufacturing, textile, distribution, laundry, transportation and airport industries in the U.S. and Canada, issued the following news release:

The mediation process has not compelled Gate Gourmet to put a reasonable offer on the table and settle. Workers cannot wait any longer for a contract. In 2019, Gate Gourmet workers voted to authorize a strike. After 7 years of bargaining and 5 years of mediation, the parties are at an impasse and given Gate Gourmet's refusal to put forward a viable proposal or ... Show Full Article

NSSF APPLAUDS LOUISIANA GOV. LANDRY FOR SIGNING SECOND AMENDMENT FINANCIAL PRIVACY ACT
WASHINGTON, June 18 -- NSSF-The Firearm Industry Trade Association, issued the following news release:

NSSF(R), The Firearm Industry Trade Association, applauds Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry for signing SB 301, the Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act, into law last week. This NSSF-supported law protects the privacy and sensitive financial information of people purchasing firearms and ammunition in The Pelican State. With Louisiana, there are now 16 states with laws that protect the Second Amendment financial privacy of their citizens.

The law prohibits financial institutions from requiring the ... Show Full Article

NATA Response to FAA Public Charter Announcement
WASHINGTON, June 18 -- The National Air Transportation Association issued the following news release:

"NATA appreciates that the FAA is engaging in a rulemaking process and we are encouraged that the Agency wants to hear from different industry sectors to better understand other changes that enhance access to air transportation. We expect the rulemaking process will provide time for the FAA and all interested parties to fully understand the historical record from the DOT and FAA, as well as the safety record of public charter operators to base any changes on accurate data rather than competitive ... Show Full Article

IAPMO's Uniform Evaluation Service Issues ER-924 and ER-925 to Spray Foam Genie
ONTARIO, California, June 18 -- The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release:

IAPMO's Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) has granted UES Evaluation Reports ER-924 and ER-925 to Spray Foam Genie, referencing the 2021, 2018, 2015, and 2012, editions of the International Building Code (IBC), the International Residential Code (IRC), and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). ER-924 and ER-925 state that Spray Foam Genie's SFG 2.0 CC and SFG 1.7 CC satisfy applicable code requirements. This allows for the specification of SFG 2.0 CC, ... Show Full Article

Competitive Carriers Association Joins the Oracle NetSuite Associations and Buying Groups Program
WASHINGTON, June 18 -- The Competitive Carriers Association issued the following news release on June 17, 2024:

Competitive Carriers Association (CCA), the leading association for competitive wireless providers and stakeholders across the United States, today announced it has joined the Oracle NetSuite Associations and Buying Groups program. By joining this program, CCA will be able to provide its members with exclusive access to NetSuite preferred pricing and industry resources. With NetSuite cloud ERP, organizations can increase productivity, improve efficiencies, and provide the visibility ... Show Full Article

ASSP and SafetyCulture Offer New Training on Mobile Devices
PARK RIDGE, Illinois, June 18 -- The American Society of Safety Professionals issued the following news release:

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has joined with SafetyCulture, a global technology company, to help frontline workers stay up-to-date on federal safety and health standards. A new series of bite-sized refresher training courses are now accessible on any mobile device and can be completed on-site in just 15 minutes.

"Essential safety and health courses are literally being put into the pockets of workers across the country," said Mary Goranson, ASSP's vice president ... Show Full Article