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

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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.
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Baltimore Sun: Many Maryland business groups, unions back Biden’s COVID-19 mandates, with some caveats

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"As vaccines are readily available, most businesses also will likely support a reasonable time off for employees to get vaccinated as most recognize it is to their overall benefit to have a healthy workforce." -- GBC President & CEO Don Fry
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Workforce Training Grant Consistent with GBC Priorities

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"The Greater Baltimore Committee looks forward to working with city officials as they determine the best allocation of grant funding to address mutual goals and priorities for workforce training education," said Fry.
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Gov. Hogan Announces Vaccine Mandates for Md. Nursing Home and Hospital Workers

COVID-19 updates
The Maryland Department of Health will now be requiring all Maryland nursing home employees to show proof of vaccination or submit to regular COVID-19 screening and testing effective immediately.
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The Presidents’ Roundtable Presents CEO Briefing: Empowerment Through Entrepreneurship in COVID-19

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The Presidents' Roundtable presents an in-person networking event on ways in which we can empower one another and our communities through entrepreneurship.
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Baltimore Sun: Some Baltimore businesses cancel fall plans to bring workers back to offices, others reassessing as COVID numbers rise

Some employers have put plans on pause, others are forging ahead, and more still are keeping their options open as they monitor the spread of the delta variant.
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Gov. Hogan Not Considering New Restrictions; Mayor Scott Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate for Baltimore

COVID-19 updates
While Governor Hogan continues to strongly recommend that all individuals wear a mask, he said he is not currently considering new restrictions, mandates or shutdowns for the state.
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