- HOT OFF THE PRESSES:
- REOPEN UPDATES:
- NEW STIMULUS PROPOSAL would give folks $1,200.
- SMALL BIZ LOANS period extension under Paycheck Protection Program provided by new bill.
- WORKERS' COMP claims hike to over 5,000 in May.
- RESTAURANT CHAINS: Most but not all reopening dining rooms after weeks of shutdown. Plus, here's a list of OC restaurants that have reopened for sit-down dining.
- NEW PRODUCE AISLE: How your grocery store might evolve.
- THE FUTURE OF AMUSEMENT PARKS with updates such as online menus, mobile ordering, spaced out seating, and hand sanitizer stations.
- SAFETY TIPS for travel, restaurants, and at the gym (via Mayo Clinic).
- STAY SAFE DURING PROTESTS: Safety and precaution guidelines for demonstrators.
- BANK OF AMERICA AI Robot learns 60,000 ways to talk about coronavirus.
- DATA SPECIALIST PROGRAMS : Golden West College is looking for employers to help refine data specialists' credentialing programs. If you require data specialists at your organizations, they are interested in hearing from you so graduates of this program can be of better value when they enter the workforce. If interested, please contact Jesse Ben-Ron, OCBC VP of Workforce and Economic Development.
- TESTING & TREATMENT:
GOOD NEWS IN OC & U.S.:
- BUSINESS RESOURCES :
- EMPLOYEE RETENTION CREDIT for eligible employers to claim for wages paid after March 12, 2020, and before January 1, 2021.
- OCBC'S CUSTOM RESEARCH REPORTS offer expert, comprehensive insights critical to your business, helping inform smarter strategies with much less effort on your part. Learn more.
SMALL BIZ RESOURCES:
- LEGISLATIVE UPDATES:
- WEBINAR: "DOING LESS WITH MORE": Association of California Cities OC will host this webinar on how to help cities and government agencies with their planning needs on Wednesday, June 10 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and learn with guest speakers: Marine Primmer, Executive Director of Orange County Council of Governments; Deborah Diep, Director of Center of Demographic Research; and Nate Farnsworth, Chairman of OCCOG Technical Advisory Committee. Learn more & register here.