Monthly Archives: August 2020

Each year’s Impact Program cohort includes a large group of skilled professionals across a wide range of vocations and job sectors. The following list include some of the work Leadership Action Teams have done for community organizations. Interested in a helping hand or two for an upcoming project? Visit our LAT webpage for details. A […]

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In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, one of the biggest challenges facing management is how to fund on-going operations, and retain employees on the payroll, and quickly resume normal operations after the crisis subsides. In addition to several programs now available at the federal, state, and local levels, it is important to consider the […]

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Research has shown that microorganisms can survive on surfaces for days, weeks, and even months, and can be hidden from current spray and wipe methods. Which is why having a trusted professional disease remediation company to protect and clean your business is so important. The Disinfection Connection is an industry leader in Electrostatic Disinfection, including […]

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In partnership with the City of San Diego and the New American Economy (NAE), this month’s International Business Affairs Forum hosted a virtual discussion on the economic impact of the immigrant population in San Diego and efforts to advance their civic, social, and economic integration. We heard from Mo Kantner, Director of State and Local […]

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The Mexican federal government announced a remote learning mandate until further notice to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure, with educational institutions resuming classes on Monday, August 24. The instruction excluded higher education, allowing universities to determine when and how to resume studies based on local circumstances. The Secretariat of Public Education (SEP) signed a […]

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We advise those crossing for non-essential purposes to reconsider their plans. On Aug. 21, the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection implemented protocols at various ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexican border with the intent to discourage non-essential travel. Local ports affected are the San Ysidro, Otay Mesa, and Calexico West […]

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Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft were successful last week in seeking a reprieve from a court decision to immediately reclassify drivers as employees rather than contractors. On Aug. 20, a judge gave the companies additional time to file arguments provided that certain other conditions are met.  However, on November 3, Proposition 22 will go […]

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As part of a continued effort to help San Diegans move activities outdoors, Mayor Faulconer signed an executive order last week allowing gyms and religious institutions to operate in city parks. The order went into effect on Monday and defers park permit fees for 60 days. Mayor Faulconer will bring an ordinance to City Council that […]

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Last week, San Diego was the first large city to be removed from the state’s watch list, as it met benchmarks related to the containment of COVID. While this is certainly positive news for the county’s ability to reopen businesses and possibly begin in-person school, the county must maintain its numbers over the next 14 […]

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Forbes Top Employers

Forbes recently surveyed 75,000 Americans, including 45,000 women, across 31 industries to find America’s Best Employers for Women. The Chamber Members listed below have been named on that list. Having diverse and balanced leadership is a key is a key focus of the Chamber’s All Our Talent: Women on Boards and Commissions initiative, an effort of […]

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