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MN Printers Must Post Frontline Worker Pay Law Information

MN Print Workers Could Receive “Hero Pay” On April 29, 2022, Governor Walz signed the Frontline Worker Pay Law.  This law allows certain workers to receive a state-funded bonus payment for working during the pandemic.   These funds are intended to thank these workers for showing up and providing critical services that allowed Minnesota to continue […]

PIM Safety COVID-19 Plan

Supreme Court Blocks the OSHA Vaccine & Testing ETS

PIM COVID-19 RESOURCES On January 13, 2022, the US Supreme Court blocked enforcement of the OSHA Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This action did not kill the ETS completely. Instead, SCOTUS blocked OSHA from enforcing the emergency standard while court battles continue in lower courts. What was the ETS? The OSHA Vaccine and Testing […]

PIM Safety COVID-19 Plan

COVID-19 Prevention Strategies – Over 1 Year In

Please take a quick survey & tell us what you are doing What are you doing in 2021 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace? PIM members are wondering what other print companies are doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in 2021. What worked for you?  What didn’t?  Fill out the survey to see […]

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PIM COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Tools & Information to Keep Your Company Safe Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) encourages all members and all printers to let their teams and communities know that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and available. Many doctors agree that vaccination is an important piece in ending the Global Coronavirus Pandemic. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Vaccines to prevent coronavirus […]

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Media Statement COVID-19 from United States Postal Service (USPS) April 2, 2020 – The United States Postal Service is proud of the work our more than 600,000 employees play in processing, transporting, and delivering mail and packages for the American public. We provide a vital public service that is a part of this nation’s critical […]


VICTORY! Printers Added to CISA Essential Workforce Guidance

Here are links to the Member Alert, News Release and Video on the CISA victory should any of you wish to share with your members or on social media.  #printisessential is the tag line to use.  Let’s celebrate our great industry! VICTORY! Printers Added to CISA Essential Workforce Guidance Following a major advocacy effort by […]

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Applying for a Paycheck Protection Program Loan

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a low-interest loan program that includes grant (forgiveness) provisions and is designed to encourage small businesses to maintain payrolls and minimize layoffs. This is one of the most talked-about loan programs in America today and the facts regarding it are changing daily. The latest details are described below. We […]


Midwest: Continue Promoting Print Is Essential

States neighboring Minnesota have yet to mandate the closures of non-essential businesses. Before these orders occur, we need to act now. PIM has already sent letters in support of the essentialness of print to the Governors of Iowa, Nebraska, South and North Dakota. To keep up the pressure, we need to make our essential role […]

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PIM Health & Safety Moment

To reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19, businesses are asked to clean and disinfect high touch surfaces including tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets etc. The CDC recommends businesses use: An EPA-registered household disinfectant. Click here, a diluted bleach solution or clean with a solution of at least 70% alcohol.   […]