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    Friday, June 18, 2021
    Key PointsFully vaccinated employees no longer need to wear face coverings indoors or outdoors.The revised ETS removes all social distancing requirements.Employers must provide respirators to employees who are not fully vaccinated "upon request."Governor has issued an executive order which makes the revised ETS enforceable immediately upon submission to the Office of Administrative Law. Employers ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Community, Chamber, Economic
    Friday, June 18, 2021
    New Increasing COVID-19 Vaccinations Employer Toolkit Available Our new Increasing COVID-19 Vaccinations Employer Toolkit is designed to provide ideas and resources for helping your employees get vaccinated. The toolkit covers: Ways to increase COVID-19 vaccinations among your employeesHow to build confidence in the safety and effectiveness of the vaccineVaccine information from Kaiser ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic
    Friday, June 04, 2021
    After a day-long meeting that included hours of public testimony and internal deliberations, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board ultimately adopted a new set of regulations that will require most indoor workers, including those who have been vaccinated, to wear face masks at work if any other worker onsite is unvaccinated. The rules are out of step with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic
    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    EEOC Issues May 28 Updated FAQs For Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Programs     Previously, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued Guidance permitting employers to implement COVID-19 vaccine mandates, subject to certain exemptions. The new Guidance reiterates the medical/disability condition and sincerely held religious belief exemptions that the EEOC recognizes for other ...read more
    Categories: Economic , Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, June 01, 2021
    With its improving COVID-19 figures, Marin County is graduating from orange Tier 3 status to yellow Tier 4, which means more reopening of the economy and another step toward pre-pandemic normalcy.   The Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was notified June 1 that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is moving the county from “moderate risk” to a more open ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    Your YWCA in Marin understands the challenges older adults face when rejoining the workforce or jump-starting a new career. It can be daunting, especially considering how fast technology changes. That’s why we’re launching three new free work programs to help get you back into the job market with the confidence, skills, guidance, and support you need to be successful. Building on the momentum of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic
    Monday, March 29, 2021
    The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted at their regularly scheduled Board meeting on March 25th, to endorse the preliminary plans for the Northgate Center development. The plan consists of a complete makeover for the retail space with the addition of a much-needed 1345 housing units after phase two is completed. This dynamic plan would also introduce new community spaces and ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Economic , Press Release