Greater Mankato Growth Blog

MN Chamber Webinar: COVID-19 Related Business Resources for your Company

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce will hold a webinar on Thursday, March 19 from 12:00 – 1:30pm featuring experts who can summarize how businesses can access capital, work with employees and better understand how policies passed at the… Read More

GMG Advocacy on Business Support

As you’ve likely seen, state/federal/local governments are considering a number of policy options to support businesses during these unprecedented times. Greater Mankato Growth will do all we can to keep our business community up to date on the… Read More

Unemployment Insurance Update

The state of Minnesota is directing employees who have been laid off or had their hours reduced as a result of COVID-19 to apply for unemployment insurance.   For Employees The Governor recently signed an executive order increasing the… Read More

UPDATED: Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Key Provisions Impacting Employers

The legislation guarantees free coronavirus testing, enhances Unemployment Insurance, strengthens food security initiatives, and increases federal Medicaid funding to states. In addition, the legislation creates two new paid leave programs that every business under 500 employees and all… Read More