In this interview supplied by Yokohama Tire Corp., Jeff Barna, the company's president and CEO, and Stan Chandgie, its executive vice president of sales, look back on Yokohama's business in 2021 and offer their thoughts on what to expect in 2022.
While the Supreme Court will hear arguments related to the Biden Administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Jan. 7, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is preparing to begin enforcing some parts of the rule just three days later. Employers with at least 100 workers need to pay attention to the details, which could change.
The Biden Administration has set the deadline for employers with at least 100 workers to ensure either every employee is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or unvaccinated employees are tested weekly. Employers also will be required to provide paid time for their workers to get the shot.
The Tire Industry Association expects that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's emergency temporary standard on private sector COVID-19 vaccination mandates will be released "very soon."
The delta variant is the dominant strain across most of the United States, and it’s hitting stores very differently than the first wave. Dennis McCarron has a reminder: You need to remain vigilant and do what you must to continue to protect both your employees and your business’ bottom line.
The White House has announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will require all companies with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated. And more economic relief for small businesses is on the way.
SEMA Show Organizers Say Safety Regulations Are Still to Come
August 26, 2021
The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), held in conjunction with the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID PCR test to attend the 2021 event. SEMA officials so far have not announced a vaccine requirement, but say they'll soon issue what safety measures will be required for this year's show.
From extended delivery delays to sky-high freight rates, the shipping crisis continues to throw a monkey wrench into supply chains — and many tire dealers are shouldering the burden. When will it end? What can dealers do in the meantime? Martin Dixon, head of research products for Drewry —
a global shipping industry consultancy with offices in the United Kingdom, China, India and Singapore —
provides answers in this MTD exclusive.