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Denver to Reopen with Restrictions Starting Saturday

Denver Releases Requirements for Businesses to Reopen Starting Saturday  Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that businesses can reopen Saturday, but with some detailed requirements to continue social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19. The rules are in addition to requiring people to wear facemasks in public, an order that went into effect yesterday. The following … Read Post

Managing Workplace Re-Entry

So much of what we’ve been through during this pandemic has been unpredictable and the directives of how to best manage this time have been changing quickly. This next phase is a critical one as we all consider reopening our workplaces. This is a moment where we really need and want to make the right … Read Post

Chamber Members Show Strength in Face of Pandemic

What’s most impressive to me right now is how much you – our members – are working for each other to ensure our regional economy rebounds from this pandemic. You are showing how Colorado businesses rally around each other – why we had the strongest economy before COVID-19 and how resilient we’ll be as our … Read Post

Latest News on PPP and EIDL Applications

SBA No Longer Taking PPP and EIDL Applications  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has run out of appropriated funding for both the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. “SBA is unable to accept new applications at this time for the PPP or the EIDL COVID-19-related assistance program (including EIDL Advances) based on available appropriations funding,” … Read Post

Working for You Through This Challenge

There’s no denying it – COVID-19 has impacted all of us. But underlying all these changes are the values that make Colorado unique – these values helped us build the strongest economy in the nation and these values will help us get through this crisis as well. In Colorado, we work together. We’ve seen businesses pivoting from making ski gear or … Read Post

PPP Loans Open Today to Self-Employed Individuals and Independent Contractors

PPP Loans Open Today to Self-Employed Individuals and Independent Contractors  Independent contractors and individuals who are self-employed can begin applying for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) today. Small businesses and sole proprietors began applying a week ago. PPP provides potentially forgivable loans in amounts to cover 2.5 months of payroll or $10 million (whichever is less). To apply, … Read Post

Chamber Offers Unemployment Insurance Webinar Thursday

Denver Metro Chamber to Offer Unemployment Insurance Webinar Thursday  Unemployment claims are on the rise and many Coloradans are at risk of being unemployed for some period of time as a result of COVID-19. Join us to learn what policy changes have been made to support our workforce on the federal and state levels, what resources are available … Read Post