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May 3, 2021
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58 Percent of Operators Report Making a Recent Capital Expenditure
The National Restaurant Association's monthly Restaurant Performance Index reaches a new high.
Wholesale Distribution Saw Increased Activity in Second Half of 2020
Jobs and revenue began to recover after the first four months of the pandemic, the NAW finds.
Higher Taxes in $1.9 Trillion American Families Plan Will Kill Businesses and Jobs, NAW Says
President Biden has proposed more than $6 trillion in spending during his first 100 days in office.
Family-Owned Businesses Could be Impacted by "Second Death Tax" Proposal
Newly revealed American Families Plan could impose capital gains taxes on inheritance.
Biden Considering Return to Obama-Era Joint Employer Definition
FEDA signs onto a letter supporting direct control standard for joint employers.
Biden Order Will Require Federal Contractors to Pay $15 Hourly Minimum by 2022
All federal agencies will need to implement the minimum wage increase in new contracts.
OSHA Takes Initial Steps Toward Emergency COVID-19 Workplace Rules
Coalition for Workforce Safety to meet with Federal agencies to provide a stakeholder perspective on potential rules.
Legislative Updates
See all recent legislative updates, including the NAW's latest statements on the Biden Administration's spending proposals.
FEDA Learn Institute Resources

Last Week to Register for FEDA Learn 2021
Set for May 10-12, this virtual education and training event for FEDA members will feature keynote speaker Tom Bené, president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, for a presentation covering the fundamental needs of operators and how equipment dealers and distributors can support changing business models. Register here!

Applications Available for 2021 FEDA Gold Awards Recognition
Distributor and manufacturer FEDA members are eligible to apply for the honor, which will be presented at the FEDA Annual Conference in Nashville this September.

VMC Product Video of the Week: Vollrath
Learn more about the FEDA Video Marketing Center by checking out this week's highlighted video: Vollrath delivery bags.

Video: How Dealers Can Register and Use the Complimentary FEDA Video Marketing Center
Learn about the essential tool dealers can use to boost their sales and team training.

FEDA 2021 Events
Upcoming Webinars
These upcoming webinars are available to help companies learn about and implement best practices.
New Employer Resources
These new employer resources are designed to help companies manage their business.
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