‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

Dr. Leana Wen
Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work. Continue reading

The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen said she believes orders to reopen businesses throughout the nation are coming too soon and could negate gains made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Continue reading

FOX45: Proposed bill would give hazard pay to essential workers in Baltimore City

There’s a plan for a new law in Baltimore City that would mandate hazard pay for some of the people working during the pandemic. Continue reading

BBJ: Dr. Leana Wen: Businesses must do their part to reduce risks when offices reopen

Offices should sanitize public spaces, door knobs and workstations on the hour and require workers to wear masks and remain hyper vigilant. Continue reading

COVID-19 Resources and Helpful Websites

Here are some business-related resources as well as official informational websites to help keep the Greater Baltimore business community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore City Council bill would require essential businesses pay workers premium during pandemic

The Baltimore City Council wants businesses to pay essential employees a premium for working during the pandemic, a measure that proposes to put an extra $10 to $25 per shift in people’s wallets. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Council President Debate

The candidates were asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, education, crime and safety, the relationship between the City Council President and the Mayor, small business initiatives and the Board of Estimates. Continue reading

The Daily Record: Will Md. end up with a patchwork of pandemic rules?

The leaders of Maryland’s four largest jurisdictions are indicating that they may not line up with all of Gov. Larry Hogan’s plans for easing pandemic restrictions, raising the possibility that a patchwork of rules may exist from one community to the next. Continue reading

Maryland Reporter: Hogan: Stay-at-home order will be lifted Friday at 5 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan said on May 13 that the state’s fight against the coronavirus has progressed to a point at which the stay-at-home order he issued on March 30 will be lifted Friday evening. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Election Debates

The Greater Baltimore Committee, in partnership with WBAL NewsRadio, will host two debates for the 2020 Baltimore City Elections with leading candidates in the City Council President and Mayoral races. Continue reading