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Thursday, March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Resources – state solicits loan applications; what’s in the federal package

Posted by: Main Line Chamber on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 5:25:00 pm Comments (0)

U.S. Chamber shares highlights of bi-partisan coronavirus stimulus bill
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is blogging live on the details of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The bipartisan bill negotiated in the Senate includes $350 billion in loans for small businesses, delayed payroll tax payments to boost business liquidity and $500 billion in federally backed loans and loan guarantees for midsize ad large businesses.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

SPW goes Virtual

Posted by: Nicole Stephenson on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 11:27:00 am Comments (0)
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

COVID 19 Resources – New guidance: It's OK to go to the office when...

Posted by: Main Line Chamber on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 4:30:00 pm Comments (0)

Main Line Chamber clarifies stay at home order for some business
Public health was understandably prioritized over economic concerns as Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday a stay at home order through April 6 for the counties of Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, Bucks, Monroe and Allegheny. As with previous government orders from the Administration, however, even with accompanying guidance, inconsistencies and confusion have been an issue for local businesses. In response to an inquiry by The Main Line Chamber of Commerce, the state Department of Community and Economic Development approved specific activities pertaining to going to a physical office.

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Resources – and a message from the CEO

Posted by: Main Line Chamber on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 12:00:00 pm Comments (0)

When Gov. Wolf announced wide-sweeping government shutdowns that caused widespread confusion, we reached out for clarification and questioned some of the specifics. The creation of this COVID-19 Recovery Resources email newsletter occurred on the fly last week and will continue to evolve. We will draw attention to sources of aid for businesses, nonprofits and residents. As an organization focused on the importance of education and talent development, we have been pleased to provide links to resources to parents with children at home. Our Leadership Main Line program will continue on a modified schedule using virtual tools we are adopting with good success.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Resources – a service of The Main Line Chamber

Posted by: Main Line Chamber on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:00:00 am Comments (0)

Senators balance paid sick leave with worries about impact on small business
The U.S. Senate is weighing a coronavirus virus relief package but the issue of paid sick leave has emerged as a sticking point for some lawmakers. The House of Representatives passed a relief package that includes paid sick leave for workers and President Donald Trump has said he supports it. Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators say they want to ensure workers who aren't getting paid get the help they need, but not at the cost of destroying “thousands of small businesses,” reports PennLive in the Harrisburg Patriot-News.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

A message to our members - COVID-19 Recovery Resources
a service of the Main Line Chamber

COVID-19, Recovery, Resources
Posted by: Main Line Chamber on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 4:15:00 pm Comments (0)

A message from your chamber of commerce
From Main Line Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Bernard Dagenais: “These unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. The Chamber team is committed to serving our members through this period of heightened concern. This will include providing additional communications and guidance, sharing information about topics such as remote work technologies, practices and policies, government aid, disaster preparedness and other shared resources provided by members and government.” This inaugural issue of COVID-19 Recovery Resources, a service of The Main Line Chamber, is one example.

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