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Committee Reports Bill to Eliminate Much-Needed Talent Endorsement Over MMA Objection

Committee Reports Bill to Eliminate Much-Needed Talent Endorsement Over MMA Objection

Despite MMA testimony last month in opposition to legislative attempts to eliminate the valuable WorkKeys® assessment and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), the House Committee on Education voted to report out House Bill 4162 on Tuesday, 2/26/19.
Data Breach Notification Bill Likely to Move without MMA Amendments

Data Breach Notification Bill Likely to Move without MMA Amendments

Despite MMA objections, the House Financial Services Committee is expected to vote on House Bill 4187 on Wednesday, 3/6/19. The legislation would mandate notification requirements in the event of a data breach but in its current form ignores critical steps to make the process feasible for manufacturers.
MMA Testifies in Opposition to Elimination of Talent Certification Endorsement, Vote Expected This Week

MMA Testifies in Opposition to Elimination of Talent Certification Endorsement, Vote Expected This Week

MMA testified last week in opposition to legislation seeking to eliminate the valuable WorkKeys® assessments and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) from Michigan high schools.
MMA Seeking Critical Amendments to Data Breach Notification Bill

MMA Seeking Critical Amendments to Data Breach Notification Bill

Cyber security is a growing issue for manufacturers across Michigan. On 2/20/19, MMA testified in opposition to House Bill 4187 before the House Financial Services Committee mandating notification requirements in the event of a data breach absent critical amendments to make the process feasible for manufacturers.
Critical Paid Medical Leave Update

Critical Paid Medical Leave Update

Michigan’s new Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA), which is set to go into effect on 3/29/19, has received quite a bit of press because of legislative and administrative actions taken in Lansing.
Governor Issues Executive Order Reorganizing State Agencies, Protects MMA-Supported Panels

Governor Issues Executive Order Reorganizing State Agencies, Protects MMA-Supported Panels

The Legislature voiced its intention to avoid pursuing further challenges to Governor Whitmer’s plans to reorganize state government now that efforts to eliminate MMA-supported regulatory advisory panels were removed from a revised Executive Order.
Governor Whitmer Touts Talent, Infrastructure in First SOTS

Governor Whitmer Touts Talent, Infrastructure in First SOTS

Michigan remains a state where employers struggle to locate, train and retain talent. This was a focal point of Governor Whitmer’s first State of the State address on Tuesday, 2/12/19.
MMA Opposes Legislation to Eliminate Talent Certification

MMA Opposes Legislation to Eliminate Talent Certification

MMA continues to oppose HB 4162, legislation being considered by the House Committee on Education on 2/19/19 to eliminate the valuable WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) from high school diplomas.
Legislature Rejects Executive Order

Legislature Rejects Executive Order

The Legislature rejected Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2019-2 to reorganize state government and eliminate three regulatory advisory panels created in statute in 2018 and supported by MMA.
Manufacturing's Strategy for Michigan's Future

Manufacturing's Strategy for Michigan's Future

The Michigan Manufacturing Legislative and Regulatory Agenda is the road map to continue that positive momentum. Check out our top legislative and regulatory priorities for 2019-2020.
Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
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Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
This program recognizes excellence in manufacturing by honoring those who make a positive impact in their community and in their industry.
MFG Forum 2017
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MFG Forum 2017
The 2017 MFG Forum will outline the threats, discuss best practices and provide resources for protecting valuable manufacturing assets from cyber attack.
MFG Forum 2018
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MFG Forum 2018
The MFG Forum guides industry leaders through emerging issues like Industry 4.0 and provide resources to maintain Michigan’s manufacturing advantage in the 21st century.
Insurance Forms
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Insurance Forms
Download and print the forms you need to manage your benefits program.
Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
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Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
MMA is proud to announce that Standish’s Vantage Plastics has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Community Impact Award.
Manufacturing’s Plan for Michigan
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Manufacturing’s Plan for Michigan
Michigan’s economy is growing — but more remains to be done. Discover the industry’s top priorities for the 2017-2018 Legislative Session and help keep manufacturing moving forward.
Building a Competitive Michigan
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Building a Competitive Michigan
MMA legislative and regulatory successes have saved Michigan manufacturers billions of dollars in recent years.
Reduced UI Taxable Wage Base Available in 2018
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Reduced UI Taxable Wage Base Available in 2018
Eligible employers will qualify for a reduced taxable wage base of $9,000 for calendar year 2018 thanks to MMA-supported legislation passed in 2011.