GBC Webinar Highlights how Businesses can Adjust to Pandemic

Accenture COVID panelists
But a panel of experts agreed there are some steps businesses can take to adjust and weather the future, as well as trends taking shape that businesses should watch.
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Baltimore Sun: Former Baltimore mayors oppose government restructuring proposals introduced by the likely next mayor

Former mayors Kurt Schmoke, Martin O’Malley, Sheila Dixon and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined the Greater Baltimore Committee for a virtual panel to discuss what they learned during their tenures.
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BBJ: Former Baltimore mayors bemoan city having ‘more will than wallet’

The event focused on reflections of former mayors Dixon, Schmoke, Martin O'Malley and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the city prepares to change leadership. 
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Baltimore Brew: Bills would put laid-off Baltimore hospitality workers first in line to get jobs back

Bill 20-0544 would require employers to bring back workers they laid off because of the pandemic as their businesses recover.
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BBJ: Lexington Market developers ask business leaders for financial boost

Lexington Market rendering
The redo of historic Lexington Market needs buy-in from Baltimore's business community ahead of its 2022 reopening, the development team said during a Greater Baltimore Committee event.
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The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Dr. Leana Wen
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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CareFirst donates 600 weekly meals, partnering with Maryland Food Bank to help those in need

CareFirst is teaming up with the Maryland Food Bank and Aramark to provide food for our homeless, seniors and those who are critically ill.
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