Chamber News

Friday, September 17, 2021
Let's celebrate these member anniversaries

Thanks to these businesses and nonprofits for their continued support. Happy Member Anniversary!

Tiffany Chen

Friday, September 17, 2021
$200 for a fake, while the real thing is free

Biden’s announcement last week the federal government will mandate weekly testing for unvaccinated workers at companies with 100 or more workers sent the market for fake vaccine cards soaring.

Greg Reibman

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
This ordinance 'would close' Newton-Wellesley Hospital

That was the message Newton-Wellesley Hospital President & CEO Dr. Errol Norwitz delivered to the city’s Economic Development Commission Monday.

Greg Reibman

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
What employers still need to know about Biden's big announcement

The biggest thing that happened for employers last week was President Joe Biden’s announced new vaccine rules for workers at companies with 100 or more employees, among others.

Greg Reibman

Monday, September 13, 2021
Remembering those we've lost

As has become our tradition, today we remember 27 individuals who died as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks who are known to have had a Newton, Needham or Wellesley connection.

Greg Reibman

Friday, September 3, 2021
What your coworkers may also be doing during your Zoom meeting

Not knowing who is -- or isn’t -- wearing pants is one thing. But do you know what else your coworkers might be doing during your Zoom, Teams, or other virtual meetings?

Greg Reibman

Thursday, September 2, 2021
What, no toilet paper, again?

We're not quite seeing shortages like we did early in pandemic, when panicked customers cleared shelves of paper towels and toilet paper at least not yet.

Greg Reibman

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Restaurant struggles return

About 45% of restaurant owners could not pay their August rent on time or in full, up from 40% in July.

Greg Reibman

Friday, August 27, 2021
300K residents about to lose UI benefits (and lots of employers want to talk to them)

A total of 363,882 people in Massachusetts were collecting unemployment benefits as of Aug. 14.

Greg Reibman

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Will job seekers return after Labor Day?

We're just days away from the expiration of a series of jobless benefits some observers believe will bring thousands of Massachusetts residents back into the workforce.

Greg Reibman