Chamber News

March 23, 2020
Michigan Chamber members have the opportunity to join Bodman LLP’s COVID-19 Response Team for an update and question and answer session on Tuesday, March 24 at 2 p.m.
March 21, 2020
On March 20, 2020, Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley sent a letter to Governor Whitmer urging her to not issue a "Stay at Home" or "Shelter in Place" Executive Order. 
March 21, 2020
Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley sent a letter to Governor Whitmer on Friday, March 20, strongly recommending against a “Stay at Home” or “Shelter in Place” Executive Order that starts from the premise that most, if not all, 877,000 businesses in Michigan should be closed, while a select few are allowed to stay open. 
March 20, 2020
Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency is offering a new series of webinars for employers regarding unemployment insurance and the recent Executive Orders signed by the Governor. 
March 20, 2020
Is your company able to donate excess Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to aid health care responders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
March 20, 2020
The MEDC announced yesterday it will use $20 million from the Michigan Strategic Fund to support small businesses facing hardship as a result of government actions taken to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 20, 2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19. All 83 Michigan counties are included in the program.
March 19, 2020
As confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to increase, many Michigan employers have been forced to temporarily layoff workers or scale back operations. Here's a rundown of available resources for employers and employees. 
March 19, 2020
President Trump signed the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act," a strong, bipartisan response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) on March 19. This bill will provide immediate relief to American workers and families during this unprecedented time.
March 19, 2020
Late last night, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-16 which dramatically relaxed regulations on childcare centers to meet the spike in need for childcare.
March 19, 2020
The Michigan Chamber is actively working with the Governor’s office and legislative leaders on mechanisms to provide relief to the hardest hit businesses.