The federal CARES Act provides unemployment compensation to individuals not covered under regular Massachusetts unemployment law.
Gov. Charlie Baker announced that the closure of all non-essential businesses and the stay at home advisory would be extended until May 4.
In the link below you will find an open letter to the community from Mark Goldstein, President of Anna Jaques Hospital . The letter details some of the efforts being put into action and also contains a link where daily updates about COVID-19 patients will be posted to their website.
Erock Tax has assembled an all-inclusive federal and state COVID-19 informational piece that has up-to-date information on resources available for individuals and businesses. With so much information available, they've made it easier for people to find what they need all in one place.
Virtual Member Meetups to Feature Guest Speakers
Every Friday morning the Chamber is hosting a virtual member meetup. Now, we have guest speakers to discuss various topics. This Friday from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM features Jill Panall of 21Oak HR Consulting and Maureen Pomeroy of Pomeroy Law P.C. who will discuss employment issues for employers, FMLA and emergency sick leave, unemployment and SBA loans available to small businesses.
Tips for Keeping your Business Healthy Webinar
Lorri Mahoney of Ritz Payroll will be participating in a panel of experts for a free webinar on April 2. Topics covered will include the best sources for obtaining business loans plus how to secure and conserve more cash.
TekDoc's Tips on Utilizing Microsoft Teams
TekDoc Solutions offers tips on working from home, specifically in utilizing Microsoft Teams. Some tips include setting up a physical workspace and increased clear communication.
Free Business Coaching Sessions
During April, Janice Gregory, a successful business strategist with more than 20 years’ experience, is offering free sessions for small business owners to discuss their options. Find out more at  or email to book an appointment.
Lombardi Oil Encouraging Blood Donations
Lombardi Oil is encouraging their employees to donate blood and is even offering them a day off of work in order to donate! Click below to learn about how to donate blood locally.
Online CARES Act Application Available through Hub Financing
Are you interested in applying for a CARES Act Loan but are unsure how to start? Hub Financing has provided us with a simplified application and information page to make simplify the application process.
Matter Launches Integrated Internal Communications Offering
Matter Communications launched a new offering to help clients communicate the state of their business, develop messaging around next steps and best practices, and facilitate productivity and positive energy among their employees remotely. Companies interested in learning more should visit Matter's internal integrated communications page.
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