Blogs

Women Leading the Way: Celebrating Women in the Virginia Business Community

April 1st, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Virginia Chamber would like to recognize and celebrate the many women in Virginia’s business community for their significant impact on our Commonwealth and nation. The leadership shown by these women not only supports the continued growth and innovation of our Commonwealth, but also serves as inspiration for our […]

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Virginia Promise Partnership: Building a Strong Child Care System for a Strong Virginia

March 30th, 2021        The Virginia Promise Partnership

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus how critical our child care system really is to Virginia’s businesses. As child care programs across the Commonwealth have been forced to reduce enrollment, cut hours, and close altogether in the wake of the healthcare crisis, parents have had to make the difficult choice between working and […]

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TOMORROW: VDH Vaccinate Virginia Webinar for Employers

March 29th, 2021

Tomorrow, the Virginia Department of Health will host a webinar for Virginia employers to discuss their newly developed Essential Workers Toolkit and provide additional information on Virginia’s vaccination effort. More information and the link to view the webinar can be found below. Please note, the presentation will include time for a Q&A, and you may submit […]

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Information Update: Va Passes Permanent Standard on COVID-19

January 14th, 2021        Courtney Malveaux, Principal in the Richmond, Virginia office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and Co-Leader of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group

Members of the Business Community, Yesterday, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board voted to enact a Permanent Standard on COVID-19 in workplaces. Below you will find a comprehensive overview prepared by Courtney Malveaux, Principal in the Richmond, Virginia office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Courtney serves as a member of the Virginia Safety and Health […]

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Virginia Chamber COVID-19 Update

January 7th, 2021

On July 15, the Safety and Health Codes Board of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry adopted an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), as directed by Governor Northam, that mandates additional requirements for Virginia employers related to workplace safety due to COVID-19. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to the Department of Labor […]

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JUST RELEASED: Virginia Employer Readiness Toolkit

December 22nd, 2020

n October, the Virginia Talent & Opportunity Partnership, a public-private partnership formed between the Virginia Chamber Foundation and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), was officially unveiled as part of the 2020 Virginia Education and Workforce Conference. Virginia TOP is tasked with creating greater connectivity between students, institutions of higher education, and […]

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UPDATE: PPP Eligibility Extended to 501(c)(6) Organizations

December 22nd, 2020

Members of the Chamber Community, Below you will find a summary just released by the U.S. Chamber on the eligibility requirements included in the final round of pandemic relief funds. We are pleased to announce that 501(c)(6) organizations were included in the final relief package and will now be eligible to receive PPP funds. We […]

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Join The Virginia Chamber & U.S. Chamber for Equality of Opportunity in Action Event

December 15th, 2020

Members of the Chamber Community, In June, the Virginia Chamber announced it’s partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity. As part of this initiative, the Virginia Chamber remains committed to participating in the development of key actions that will foster inclusion, social justice, and support initiatives […]

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ACTION ALERT: Apply to be a Citizen Commissioner on the Virginia Redistricting Commission

November 30th, 2020

On November 3, citizens around the Commonwealth overwhelmingly voted to approve the proposed Constitutional Amendment to create a Virginia Redistricting Commission. As part of implementation, a Redistricting Commission Selection Committee has been established to select the eight citizen commissioners. The Selection Committee consists of five retired judges of the circuit courts of Virginia. The eight […]

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Virginia Voter Registration Deadline EXTENDED

October 14th, 2020

The Voter Registration Deadline for the 2020 General Election has been EXTENDED until Thursday, October 15 at 11:59pm. Check your voter registration status here. Register to vote here. More information, including voting location and ballot information, can be found by visiting www.elections.virginia.gov/.   In three weeks, we will have the opportunity to vote for the men […]

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