Biden’s Gas Tax Suspension Won’t Go Far

Retailers Fear No Actual Savings for Consumers President Biden looks to suspend the 18.4 cent motor fuel tax for consumers while the price is predicted to increase even more due to supply chain constraints.  Consumers may not see relief at the pump for months because refiners can’t keep up with demand during the peak summer season. …

Grocery Stores Cut Hours, Services as Omicron Infects Workers

Some supermarkets tap corporate employees, use temporary employment agencies to keep stores open THE WALL STREET JOURNAL // JAN. 13, 2022 Some U.S. supermarkets are reducing hours and cutting services as Covid-19’s Omicron variant infects cashiers, baggers and stockers, deepening grocery chains’ staffing challenges. Across the country, supermarket workers are calling out sick after contracting…

Supreme Court Blocks Biden Vaccine Rules for Large Employers

Justices allow Covid-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers whose facilities participate in Medicare and Medicaid THE WALL STREET JOURNAL // JAN. 14, 2022 The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration’s Covid-19 vaccine-or-testing rules for large private employers, upending the government’s most aggressive effort to combat the pandemic via the workplace. The high court,…

Retailers Must Ensure They’re Only Selling Legal Tobacco Products

What to know following the FDA’s PMTA deadline By Thomas A. Briant on Sep. 25, 2020 // CSP Daily News  LAKEVILLE, Minn. — Sept. 9 was the FDA deadline for manufacturers to submit either a Substantial Equivalence Application (SE) or a Premarket Tobacco Application (PMTA) for “deemed” tobacco products introduced into the marketplace between Feb. 15, 2007, and Aug. 8,…