BBJ: CFG Bank owner to cover his employees’ payroll taxes

By promising to take on the responsibility of repaying the tax owed for CFG employees, Dwyer is turning tax deferment into tax forgiveness.
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BBJ: Baltimore City Council bills aim to help laid-off hospitality workers reclaim their jobs

Representatives of local hotels and hospitals pushed back against the proposal, saying it would create another burden on businesses in an already challenging economic climate.
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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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McCormick partners with Maryland Restaurant Relief Fund

The fund is offering up to $2,500 in grants to independent restaurants and bars directly affected by the pandemic in the state of Maryland.
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BBJ: Here’s where employers can start in addressing structural racism in the workplace

Bell-McKoy shared some of these essential questions with an online audience of nearly 200 Baltimore businesspeople June 26 during a Greater Baltimore Committee webinar largely focused on the role that structural racism plays in perpetuating wage and other achievement gaps between white and Black folks in America, and in Baltimore....
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Abel Communications launches Boost Bmore Project

Greater Baltimore small businesses, nonprofits, restaurants, startups and entrepreneurs with less than 50 full-time employees can apply for the project.
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Becton Dickinson announces FDA Emergency Use Authorization for new COVID-19 diagnostic for use in U.S.

Becton Dickinson, a leading global medical technology company, and BioGX Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a new diagnostic test that will enable hospitals to screen for COVID-19 (coronavirus) on site and get results in...
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The AFRO: Newsmaker Speaker Series: The Novel COVID-19 Outbreak

Amid the pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the global community has been put on halt. Severe safety precautions, federal regulated distancing and the closing of public entities have all been efforts to decelerate the spread of  COVID-19.
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The Daily Record: Regional business leaders urge federal stimulus package — now

A consortium of business groups in Maryland, Washington and Virginia are urging Congress to pass a stimulus package as quickly as possible.
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