GBC Board Urges Employers to Seriously Examine Covid-19 Vaccination as a Mandatory Condition of Employment

The Greater Baltimore Committee Board of Directors recently received a detailed presentation from a senior medical expert on the latest scientific data and trends concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. The statistical data presented and discussed with the Board of Directors demonstrated that the current pandemic surge driven by the Delta variant...

News Coverage: Greater Baltimore Committee survey on the effect of COVID-19 on Women in the Workplace

The Greater Baltimore Committee, its Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board and Towson University share findings of a survey they conducted on the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on women in the workplace during a webinar on October 14, 2021. See coverage from the event here: The Baltimore Sun Women in Baltimore area face stress, discrimination in workplace amid COVID-19 pandemic, study finds The Daily Record GBC, Towson survey aims to illuminate effects … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee Webinar: Survey Findings of COVID-19 Pandemic’s Affect on Women in the Workplace Discussed

Greater Baltimore Committee Webinar: Survey Findings of COVID-19 Pandemic’s Effect on Women in the Workplace Discussed A significant percentage of women in the Baltimore region report being overloaded with work, discriminated against at their workplace, or unsatisfied with their job during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a two-part survey conducted by the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) and Towson University on the impact of the pandemic on women in the workplace. … Continue reading

5 Questions with … Gregory Slater

“We know we need to build a transportation system that provides seamless door-to-door connectivity. We are focused on how we can increase the efficiency of our interstate system and improve our core service system in Baltimore.”–Secretary Slater Continue reading

Maryland Matters: Olszewski Accuses MDOT of Neglecting Baltimore County’s Needs

“This lack of investment in the Baltimore region runs the risk of depriving work commuters, especially those unable to afford cars or other transportation options, with access to jobs or employment opportunities.”–GBC President & CEO Don Fry Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore’s 1st transit equity analysis seeks to guide federal money to the city’s long-neglected ‘Black Butterfly’

“This study confirms that the need for improved transportation access must be a high-priority diversity and equity goal for Baltimore City, working in tandem with elected leaders and transportation officials, to attain in the near future.”–Don Fry, GBC Continue reading

Don Fry Commentary in The Daily Record: How Md. Small Businesses Can Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

If small businesses take the public health crisis seriously and follow the President’s mandate to require employee vaccinations, they can help Maryland cross the goal line. Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Vendors told to vacate The Gallery in Baltimore at end of year; owner ‘evaluating options’ for building

In what would be the latest loss for Baltimore’s brick-and-mortar retailers and its once-bustling downtown, retail tenants at the Gallery have been told they must vacate the Baltimore mall at the end of the year. Continue reading

WBAL NewsRadio Commentary: GBC’s Don Fry on money Baltimore received with the American Rescue Plan Act [Audio]

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott is the fortunate recipient of a unique opportunity that few elected officials ever see — an unexpected infusion of money with wide discretion as to how it is to be spent. Continue reading