Advocacy Fund

A new Administration and new Congress represent new challenges and opportunities that we will need to face as an industry, together.

The incoming Administration and new Congress could implement burdensome regulations and increase oversight over our industry in a number of ways. Some of these issues we expect will need to take action on in the coming months, such as:

OSHA COVID-19 Standards

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Enacting an emergency national temporary emergency standard for industry

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Sets the stage for permanent regulation on infectious disease control in the workplace

Climate Change
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Pursuing aggressive policies to address climate change, through both executive action and legislation

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Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, eliminating green-house gas emissions, and implementing the Green New Deal

Taxes
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Rolling back the Trump tax cuts

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Increasing the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%, phasing out deductions for pass-through entities

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Raising the top marginal income-tax rate from 37% to 39.6%

Labor
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Strengthening worker organizing, collective bargaining and unions through executive action and legislation such as the PRO Act

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Labor initiatives, like ‘micro-unit’ organizations and joint employer policies could quickly be reinstated

Additional Regulations

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Revisiting EPA’s Risk Management Program (RMP) regulation and making additional requirements

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Changes to Process Safety Management

This is why GCCA is launching a new strategic initiative, the Advocacy Fund, to expand our advocacy efforts on behalf of our industry. This Advocacy Fund will support our increased efforts to promote and protect the cold chain.

Members are urged to consider making financial contributions to support these expanded advocacy efforts.

Your contribution will support expanded services:

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New virtual platform for communications with elected officials in the US, Canada and Australia

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GCCA expanded participation and leadership in coalitions

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GCCA participation with partners in legal challenges to problematic regulations

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Expanded GCCA presence on Capitol Hill

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Congressional Facility Tours with your Member of Congress

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Development of economic impact studies to better communicate the importance of the industry to policy makers and general public

To learn more about the Fund or about how you can contribute click here or please contact Lowell Randel.