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FRA Summer Webinars Update

COVID-19 Contactless Solution for the Wood Products Industry

Thursday, June 18 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM (ET).

Timber Security Webinar

Thursday, July 9 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM (ET).


FRA Issue Update - 5/22/20

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week published detailed guidelines for reopening businesses and schools that have been shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRA Issue Update - 6/5/20

Late Wednesday, the Senate moved House-passed legislation that would significantly modify the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).


The Forest Resources Association honored Cloquet, Minnesota’s Berthiaume Logging as its 2010 National Outstanding Logger at its March 14 Annual Awards Luncheon in Hilton Head, South Carolina.  FRA Chairman Dave Liebetreu presented Dave and Cindy Berthiaume with a special plaque.


FRA Issue Update - 5/29/20

Discussions on President Trump’s plans to expand his April 22 proclamation restricting certain types of immigration to the U.S continued this week.

FRA Issue Update - 5/15/20

On May 14, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a final rule that changes the Hours of Service (HOS) Regulations.

FRA Issue Update - 5/8/20

With unemployment claims increasing by 3.2 million the week ending May 2 and unemployment rates near 15 percent, the Trump Administration is drafting a ban of non-immigrant seasonal labor, which would include H-2B visas.

Summary of FRA Activities in Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 continues its grip on the world, sending shockwaves throughout the global economy. While we could not have foreseen this situation, FRA has rapidly and effectively pivoted to address the significant challenges it presents to our industries.

FRA Issue Update - 5/1/20

House leadership announced Tuesday, April 28th, that they will not return to Capitol Hill on May 4 when the Senate does. They have not yet indicated when they will return to Washington.  

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