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GLI Needs Your Help, Job Seeker Connection Program

Dear Friends, As portions of our regional economy come back online, we know the hard work is just beginning. Since the submission of our Healthy At Work in Greater Louisville reopening proposal, we have been collecting your feedback, questions, and concerns to share with government leaders. Thanks to your engagement, adjustments…

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Certainty for Business, Childcare Concerns, & PPP Guidance

Dear Friends, Today, GLI’s Renewal Task Force met to discuss coordinating re-opening efforts among our bi-state businesses, and the continued collaboration necessary between Kentucky and Indiana community organizations and officials. GLI’s Advocacy & Education Committee has also been working diligently to find ways to communicate this need and stressing the importance of…

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Re-Opening Considerations: Collaboration, PPE Purchase & New Talent Pipelines

Dear Friends, As our conversations now turn to re-opening, it is critical that we do not undervalue the importance of bi-state coordination. With Indiana and Kentucky currently slated to reopen on different timelines, Greater Louisville, as a region, will be divided in a way that is not conducive to collaboration. Just…

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GLI Submits Re-Open Proposal to Governors Beshear & Holcomb, Get your PPE

Dear Friends, In these unprecedented times, it can be difficult for our minds to decompress. From the sofa to the kitchen to the makeshift work station, we are constantly bombarded by unnerving news. We see countries and businesses and individuals affected by COVID-19. Healthcare workers on the front lines are…

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GLI’s Renewal Task Force submits re-opening proposal to Governor Andy Beshear and Governor Eric Holcomb

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 29, 2020) — GLI’s Renewal Task Force has submitted a proposal to Governor Andy Beshear and Governor Eric Holcomb to re-open business. The proposal incorporates federal, state, and clinical guidelines and best-practices as well as private industry and general public considerations. The recommendations were based on business input. GLI’s…

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Developing Re-Opening Best Practices, Purchasing PPE and Other Updates

Dear Friends, There has been much discussion nationally and regionally about what a re-opening of the economy will look like. Businesses everywhere are reviewing protocols and best practices for how they can safely resume operations. Federal and state governments are setting guidelines, and some communities have already initiated strategies to re-open their…

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GLI Hosting Virtual Focus Groups to Discuss Re-Opening, How to Buy PPE for Your Workforce

Dear Friends, Today, GLI joined business organizations in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in voicing support for efforts to coordinate economic reopening efforts among these seven states. We want Governor Beshear, Governor Holcomb, and other governors throughout the Midwest to know that the business community stands ready to collaborate…

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GLI Supports Coordinated Economic Reopening Efforts Among Governors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 23, 2020) — Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) joined business organizations in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in voicing support for efforts to coordinate economic reopening efforts among these seven states. GLI, alongside other chambers of commerce, stressed the importance of working across state lines to…

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Exploring the Renewal Task Force, More Events and Other Updates

Dear Friends, Recently, GLI announced the formation of a Renewal Task Force. This group, chaired by Kerry Stemler, has been brought together to discuss the latest information on aspects of the COVID-19 response, including testing, PPE, funding for small business, and re-opening strategies for the economy. Based on the information shared,…

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Kentucky releases UI Employer Handbook for COVID-19

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Cabinet has released an unemployment insurance employer handbook for COVID-19. Policymakers have implemented numerous changes to Kentucky’s unemployment insurance system, while at the same time many employers with minimal experience with the UI system are finding themselves needing to navigate it for the first time….

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