Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Supports Traditional Transfer of Presidential Power

As leaders of Michigan businesses; Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, some who supported President Trump for reelection and some who voted for Vice President Biden, we agree that a central tenet of American democracy is the maintenance of norms that provide the stability our society is based upon. One of those critical norms is the smooth and gracious transfer of presidential power.

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Getting Inside the Mind of Carhartt’s President Linda Hubbard

As organizations work through the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been more important for companies to build emotional connections. Strong emotional connections between not only the consumer and the brand, but also the consumer and the associates working within the organization are vital for success. Linda Hubbard, chief operating officer and president of Carhartt joined the Detroit Regional Chamber’s President and CEO Sandy K. Baruah for a discussion on the importance of establishing an emotional connection with your brand’s consumer to not only attract the customer, but also encourage employee engagement.

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Gov. Whitmer, Michigan Legislators Announce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Barriers to Licensure for Servicemembers, Veterans, and Dependents

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, LARA Director Orlene Hawks, Adjutant General and DMVA Director Major General Paul Rogers, and MVAA Director Zaneta Adams announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation that supports military personnel, veterans, and their families by reducing barriers to professional licensure. Rep. Andrea Schroeder (R-Independence Twp.), Rep. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing), Sen. John Bizon (R-Battle Creek), and Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit) are the primary sponsors of the legislation. 

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Applications Open Nov. 2 for Training Grants Through $27M Going PRO Talent Fund

Michigan employers looking to take advantage of the Going PRO Talent Fund program will be able to apply for their share of the $27 million in training funds available to Michigan businesses beginning Monday, Nov. 2. The Going PRO Talent Fund helps individuals secure employment, industry-recognized credentials, and strong wages by providing training grants to Michigan businesses to support employees in high-demand, skilled trades industries.

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