Category Archives: covid

COVID Vaccines Digital Resources Center

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched a comprehensive new digital resource center to ensure the business community has the information, tools, and templates it needs to navigate this critical phase of the pandemic response and get back to business. The COVID Vaccines Digital Resources Center includes FAQs, state-specific guidance and information, employer vaccine communication and…
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Iowa Restaurant Bar Relief Program

Governor Reynolds has allocated $40 million in federal CARES Act funds to provide financial relief for eligible restaurants and bars that were impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Iowa Restaurant and Bar Relief Program will assist many Iowa establishments that were among the most directly and hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated closures…
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EEOC Vaccination Guidance

As COVID-19 vaccines become available, many employers are asking if they can require employees to get vaccinated, and what they can do if workers refuse. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) weighed in today with new guidance (see Section K) that answers some workplace vaccination questions. Employers may encourage or possibly require COVID-19 vaccinations, but…
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Rural Relief Small Business Grants

LISC is inviting small business owners in rural locations across the country to apply for the LISC-Lowe's Rural Relief Small Business Grants program. The next grant application period opens is January 26 - February 2. Only small businesses located in rural communities are eligible at this time. Rural communities are defined as having a population…
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