Retail Retail 2020: Coronavirus Resources Megan Way 2020-07-06T15:05:59-04:00
CORONAVIRUS & PHASE 3 RESOURCES FOR RETAILERS
Retail Merchants is working with Virginia Retail Federation and Retail Alliance to band together to propose legislative initiatives and government relief packages that are vital to keeping this important sector intact.
RMA’s Member Relations Team is hosting a one hour conversation with members across all industries regarding how they have pivoted and adjusted their business models during the coronavirus pandemic. The forum will be an opportunity to hear from fellow members regarding the
Megan Way 2020-07-29T16:58:43-04:00 July 29th, 2020|
Virginia’s Department of Labor and Industry has announced that the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program has officially published the new regulations today in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, making the Virginia Safety and Health Code Board’s Emergency Temporary Standards effective immediately.
The Rebuild VA Grant Fund is a program to help small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19, including restaurants, brick and mortar retail, exercise and fitness facilities, personal care and personal grooming services, entertainment and public amusement establishments, and campgrounds.
Megan Way 2020-07-27T18:06:08-04:00 July 27th, 2020|
In a split vote, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board passed a first-in-the-nation standard to address COVID-19 in workplaces. Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH), the state’s version of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), now will enforce a standard
Megan Way 2020-07-16T11:41:13-04:00 July 16th, 2020|
Nicole Mason is the owner of Glean LLC. Glean is a locally-owned commercial cleaning company dedicated to excellence in commercial cleaning while creating job opportunities to local Richmond citizens. Glean provides both ongoing janitorial services, deep cleanings, and sanitizing services. For more
On May 27, 2020, the House passed the PPPFA by 417-1 and the Senate approved it by unanimous consent on June 3. The new law addresses the following flaws in the original PPP program created under the CARES Act:
Megan Way 2020-06-08T16:42:31-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
As Henrico County moves into Phase 2 of reopening, the Henrico County Economic Development Authority has compiled a resource guide with key contacts in an effort to provide timely answers to questions regarding requirements, public safety, and best practices in limiting the spread of COVID-19.
The $10,000 grants are designed to provide immediate relief to businesses to help them remain in business through the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for reopening under the guidelines of Forward Virginia.
The $5 million dollars, dedicated for the grant program, will come from the federal funding Chesterfield
Megan Way 2020-06-08T13:15:36-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
The 2020 Session wrapped up on Sunday, March 8th with the General Assembly adopting the budget on Thursday, March 12th. This Session was difficult for the Retail Industry with an exorbitant amount of bills that negatively impact businesses. Below you will find a list of issues that
Megan Way 2020-06-08T11:25:03-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
Governor Northam Offers Clarity Regarding Enforcement of Executive Order 63
During the Governor’s press conference today, he addressed the many concerns swirling around enforcement of his face covering mandate in all public places scheduled to take effect beginning tomorrow, May 29th.
The Governor and his general counselor stated that businesses and their employees
Megan Way 2020-05-28T17:20:40-04:00 May 28th, 2020|
UPDATE: Virginia Retail Federation is working to obtain additional clarity from the administration regarding the enforcement of Executive Order 63. That information will be shared as soon as it becomes available.
Governor Northam has issued Executive Order 63, mandating that face covers be worn by employees and customers while inside effective Friday,
Megan Way 2020-05-27T16:24:56-04:00 May 27th, 2020|
Richmond City Mayor Levar Stoney held a press conference this morning announcing that the City of Richmond would be entering Phase I of the Governor’s reopening guidelines beginning this Friday, May 29, 2020.
View the full reopening guidelines for Virginia HERE
Download a version of the guidelines for businesses
Megan Way 2020-05-27T14:11:26-04:00 May 27th, 2020|