The Current Job of Business By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce Our daily news feeds overwhelm us with statistics, predictions and partisanship at every turn. Anxiety and worry consume many of our friends and neighbors. We pour over our ledger sheets as we check in on customers and clients. However, in…

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The Georgia Chamber is encouraging businesses and communities to make fact-based decisions and stay informed on COVID19. We will continually update this page with resources pertaining to COVID19. Georgia Business Resources Georgia Department of Labor Expanded Rules and Resources This week, the Georgia Department of Labor has issued several new rules to support employees across…

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says restaurants in the city will be able to serve alcohol to-go during a temporary period. In a tweet, she said: “Thank you to all who sent helpful info to assist with our bars and restaurants. I’ve signed an Executive Order that will allow them to serve alcohol during this…

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HR6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary The bill proposes many changes to increase public health measures as well as provisions that require most U.S. private employers to provide paid leave to employees under certain circumstances. While employers are responsible for funding the paid leave should it become law, employers would be able to take…

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COVID-19 and Economic Recovery: The Chamber’s Role By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce   For over 400 years, chambers of commerce around the world have been champions of free enterprise, job creation and community response. In unsteady economic times throughout history, chambers have organized the troops, raised funds for war efforts,…

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The Georgia Chamber hosted a member-wide press conference that drew 1,000 participants to hear national and state experts in healthcare, business and the chamber industry share the latest information regarding COVID-19. Georgia businesses and local communities were encouraged to follow the leadership of Governor Kemp and his teams while continuing to make fact-based decisions related…

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Georgia Chamber Updates Businesses and Local Communities on COVID-19 Chamber works with Anthem to Communicate Member Cost-Waiver for Virus Testing The Georgia Chamber is supporting a fact-based approach to the COVID-19 public health and economic challenge, emphasizing hard data, to keep the Georgia economy moving. “We encourage elected officials, local school systems, governments and businesses…

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The Georgia Chamber is encouraging businesses and communities to make fact-based decisions and stay informed on COVID19. To read our Business Intelligence Bulletin addressing COVID19 and view a brief video message from President & CEO Chris Clark, please CLICK HERE. As we move forward, the Georgia Chamber – in partnership with the Georgia Hispanic Chamber…

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 Georgia Chamber Encourages Fact-Based Decision Making on COVID19 Both U.S. Chamber and Governor Kemp’s Office point to CDC as best source for information  The Georgia Chamber is encouraging Georgia businesses to make fact-based decisions and to stay updated regarding COVID19. “We thank Governor Brian Kemp and his steady hand through the early days of the process to keep Georgia safe…

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