ISSA Coronavirus Government Response Update—New Webinar on the Cleaning Industry & COVID-19

August 19, 2020 ISSA Coronavirus Government Response Update—New Webinar on the Cleaning Industry & COVID-19

Welcome to the ISSA Coronavirus Government Response Update. This information is intended to keep our members up to date on government affairs related to the cleaning industry and the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s update touches on an upcoming ISSA advocacy webinar, a recent op-ed in the Boston Herald supporting a cleaning tax credit, a joint Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA)-ISSA webinar series on cleaning product regulations, and more.

New ISSA Advocacy Webinar – A Government Affairs Update on the Cleaning Industry & COVID-19
Don’t miss ISSA’s next free advocacy webinar—A Government Affairs Update on the Cleaning Industry & COVID-19—on Thursday, September 10. During this webinar, attendees will learn about:

  • What the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are doing to help ensure that quality cleaning and hygiene products are available
  • The status and details of a new federal stimulus package, including the cleaning tax credit spearheaded by ISSA, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses, and liability relief for essential businesses
  • Federal and state cleaning-related guidelines
  • The recently launched ISSA Advocacy Fund
  • And much more.

Participants also will have the opportunity to have their government affairs questions answered as part of the webinar. This informative and interactive event will feature ISSA Director of Government Affairs John Nothdurft and ISSA Federal Lobbyist Laurie Flanagan. Register today!

Congress Should Pass Tax Credit for Businesses to Reopen Safely
The authors of this Boston Herald op-ed represent Senné, a Boston-based real estate firm that is a member of the ISSA-led coalition advocating for a cleaning tax credit as part of the next federal stimulus package. In the opinion piece, the authors assert that “Cleanliness is especially important for the real estate industry, as we must ensure the thousands of properties we show and manage are safe for the public. Enhanced cleaning procedures help our communities reopen. This [cleaning tax credit] is important for Massachusetts and important for the country.”

Registration Now Open for Cleaning Products: A Regulatory Review
Join the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) and ISSA for a three-part webinar series on Cleaning Products: A Regulatory Review. This weekly, three-part series debuts on November 4 and is a must for all those companies and organizations involved with the manufacture, distribution, and sale of chemical cleaning products. This one-of-a-kind webinar series will feature content related to ingredient communication and disclosure, COVID-19 and chemical cleaning products, hand sanitizers and a new regulatory system, as well as 1,4 Dioxane.

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