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Upcoming Webinars

Independent Contractors and COVID-19: The Pandemic’s Damage to the Contractor Relationship

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Noon ET

As COVID-19 threatens our nations economy, independent contractors have been thrust into the spotlight of debate regarding benefits and classification. Russell Hollrah, lead partner at the contingent worker focused Hollrah LLC, will explain how the pandemic has resurfaced potentially dangerous proposals on independent contractor classifications and which states are using the pandemic to reevaluate employer-worker relationships. This webinar will help prepare your business to face these threats and maintain your current labor structure.

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Cybersecurity Concerns in the Time of COVID-19

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Noon ET

Please join NACD on Thursday, May 28 at Noon ET for the Cybersecurity Concerns in the Time of COVID-19 webinar. During this webinar, James Murphy from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will inform attendees of the current cybersecurity threats facing their businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Murphy will also review the resources CISA has available to identify and combat cyberattacks and discuss risk mitigation techniques to prevent these disruptive incidents. 

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Thank you to our regulatory webinar sponsor, Harcros Chemicals.

 

 

Responsible Distribution Brown Bag Webinar Series - Part 1: The Mentor

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | Noon ET

Meet the mentor! NACD has a new mentor, Jim Benning, who's on board for the 7th Cycle of Responsible Distribution. Join us for an overview of the mentor program, learn who can access the program, and how/when to use it. There will also be a live Q&A with Jim. If you have specific questions you would like addressed, please submit them ahead of time to Caroline Brooks.

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Freight Pricing Trends and What the Future Holds for Distribution Costs

Monday, June 8, 2020 | Noon ET

While COVID-19 has required many industries to adopt telework practices, truckers have remained on the road to ensure that our economy keeps running. However, with the increased risk of infection for drivers, rapidly changing demands from the marketplace, reductions in gas prices, and relaxed FMCSA guidelines, it has become increasingly hard to predict what the future of freight costs may be. Dan Murray, Senior Vice President at the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), will guide NACD members through ATRI’s recent research on marketplace trends and give his predictions for what the future holds.

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Responsible Distribution Brown Bag Webinar Series - Part 2: The Advisers

Thursday, June 11, 2020 | Noon ET

Meet the Advisers! NACD Responsible Distribution® Advisers program is here to supplement our mentoring resources and provide in depth support for members and Affiliates during their Responsible Distribution implementation and continuous program improvement with qualified and NACD trained experts. Join us for an overview of the Adviser program, learn who the different Adviser companies are, and what their areas of expertise are to best help your company. There will also be a live Q&A. If you have specific questions you would like addressed, feel free to submit them ahead of time to Caroline Brooks.

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Responsible Distribution Brown Bag Webinar Series - Part 3: The Verifiers

Friday, June 19, 2020 | Noon ET

Meet the Verifiers! NACD has partnered with three verifying organizations for the 7th Cycle: Compliance Resource Group, LLC, NSF International Strategic Registrations Ltd. and SafetyPro Resources, LLC. This webinar will walk through the process and expectations for working with your assigned verifier as you prepare for and conduct your next verification. We will discuss all of the pre-verification, on-site/day of verification, and post verification timeline steps. There will also be a live Q&A with representatives from each verifying organization.  If you have specific questions you would like addressed, feel free to submit them ahead of time to Caroline Brooks.

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Responsible Distribution Brown Bag Webinar Series - Part 4: NACD

Thursday, June 25, 2020 | Noon ET

NACD has a variety of online resources available to assist candidates, members, and Affiliates as they develop and maintain their Responsible Distribution programs. This webinar will walk through the NACD website and show users how to locate these different online resources tools. In addition, there are a number of resources that have either been newly created or greatly enhanced for the 7th Cycle. There will also be a live Q&A with NACD's Responsible Distribution Team. If you have specific questions you would like addressed, feel free to submit them ahead of time to Caroline Brooks.

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Past Webinar Recordings

U.S. Petrochemical Dynamics Shift Amid Coronavirus and Crude Oil Crash

The ICIS webinar covered the effects of coronavirus pandemic on the macroeconomic picture; the state of the US petrochemical industry amid lower prices for crude oil; and the volatility surrounding isopropanol and industrial ethanol markets, both of which have seen unprecedented demand and price increases.

 

CARES Act - Business and Personal Implications

The Cares Act provides access to money in a variety of ways to help businesses and individuals. On this webinar we reviewed the implications for how a business owners and non-business owners can understand and utilize this act to their benefit.

 

Regulatory Enforcement in the Time of COVID-19

Speaker: Pete Downing, Environment & Safety Solutions

On this webinar, Pete discussed recent temporary regulatory relief actions taken by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies. Pete reviewed what these measures mean for your company, and how to prepare for an eventual return to normal regulatory requirements and inspections. 

 

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

 

Responsible Distribution

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Part One: Responsible Distribution Verification Dashboard for Dummies

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 12:00 PM (EDT)

Jump Start your 7th Cycle Verification! This webinar will provide attendees a refresher on how to navigate the Verification Dashboard, including a system walk through, and highlight some of the new enhancements this cycle. By the end of this webinar, attendees will be confident and able to enter their company overviews to begin the verification process.

Part Two: Top Tips for a Successful Verification

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 12:00 PM (EDT)

Jump Start your 7th Cycle Verification! How do you define a successful verification? Explore the top tips and suggestions provided by the Responsible Distribution Committee to help your company prepare for a successful 7th Cycle verification.

Part Three: Completing your Specifications, Triumph or Tragedy?

Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 12:00 PM (EDT)

Speaker: Kelly McCabe, Vice-President, Operations; Ideal Chemical & Supply Company

Jump start your 7th Cycle Verification! Building off Part Two of our webinar series, Part Three takes a closer look at the “dos” and “don’ts” to complete specifications. What are the verifiers looking for? How can you create a professional final report?

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Regulatory Affairs

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