Posts Tagged ‘pandemic’

China Vows to Ease Supply Chain Woes in Foreign Chamber Meeting

Apr 20th, 2022

Chinese officials pledged in a meeting with foreign chambers to address supply chain concerns while reaffirming their commitment to the country’s Covid Zero strategy, according to participants. Click here to read more.

Ebb and Flow

Apr 13th, 2022

The past two years have delivered unchartered territory to all businesses, from global corporations to the sole proprietor. Even as consumers, we had to adjust to constant changes, which haven’t been easy. However, the challenges have been more complex for business owners. From shutdowns to employee shortages, supply-chain issues to inflation, how do you adapt […]

Stimulus Update: See What States are Sending Checks in December

Dec 1st, 2021

Millions of Americans are expected to receive stimulus payments around Christmastime by way of their local state governments. Some states issue their own stimulus checks, and others are even providing universal basic income payments. See if your state is sending a stimulus payment in December. California has been sending checks via its Golden State Stimulus […]

Powell to Tell Senate Omicron Variant Poses Downside Risk to Economy, Complicates Inflation Picture

Dec 1st, 2021

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell believes that the omicron variant of Covid-19 and a recent uptick in coronavirus cases pose a threat to the U.S. economy and muddle an already-uncertain inflation outlook. Worries over the new variant could “reduce people’s willingness to work in person, which would slow progress in the labor market and intensify […]

Vaccine Rule for Larger Employers, Federal Contractors and Certain Health Care Workers to Take Effect January 4

Nov 10th, 2021

The Biden administration announced Thursday that its vaccine rules applying to private businesses with 100 or more employees, certain health care workers and federal contractors will take effect January 4. The rules stipulate that employees that fall into those groups will need to have received the necessary shots to be fully vaccinated, either two doses […]

Generating Unity in Georgia

Oct 27th, 2021

The last 19 months have been exhausting. 2020 and 2021 have been packed with pressure threatening to burst at any moment. From quarantines to business closures to political division to waves of social unrest, it’s been a ride to say the least. But even in the darkest times, there’s light. Togetherness was on display during […]

Employers Have Been Offering the Wrong Office Amenities

Oct 13th, 2021

Before you read any further, take a long, slow, deep breath. Congratulations! If you’re sitting in a typical American home, office building, or school, about 3 percent of the air you breathed in recently came out of the lungs of the people in the room with you right now. . . . Throughout the 21st […]

Biden Mandates COVID Vaccines for Federal Employees, Contractors

Sep 15th, 2021

President Joe Biden issued an executive order mandating that federal government workers, contractors and employees of contractors who do business with the federal government receive vaccinations against COVID-19. The measure is part of the administration’s plan to stop the Delta variant and boost COVID-19 vaccinations among federal employees, according to the White House. The news […]