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FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (FFCRA)

FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (FFCRA)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a new Federal law that will take effect on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020. Your employees may be eligible for these benefits, and it could have an impact on your business. *Please note that the effective date was moved up one day from April 2, 2020 to April 1, […]

Rent Relief Negotiating Tactics

Rent Relief Negotiating Tactics

Here are some rent relief negotiating tactics we recommend you follow during the COVID-19 outbreak and current shelter-in-place. Step 1: Understand the potential impacts of COVID-19 will have on your business How much impact will there be to your ability to generate revenue? How much impact will there be to your supply chain? How long […]

Work Reduction Strategies

Work Reduction Strategies

*Updated- 3/31/20 to reflect the temporary suspension of the California WARN Act in response to COVID-19* Facing this crisis, you may want to consider the strategies below as alternatives to layoffs or additional action steps. Some of these options can help you retain your employees, especially those that can work from home, avoid recruiting time […]

Disaster Relief for Manufacturers

Disaster Relief for Manufacturers

*Updated 3/31* WE’RE HERE TO HELP! In these uncertain times, we stand together with local, State and Federal agencies to help you deal with the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak with advice and resources. First and foremost, our staff is here to help! If you have any questions or issues, please e-mail Michael, our Regional Director, to schedule […]

Manufacture : San Jose and OED host high-level manufacturing event

Manufacture : San Jose and OED host high-level manufacturing event

San Jose has a strong legacy as a manufacturing center – even before silicon was made into chips, we produced farm machinery and mined and refined metals. The manufacturing sector continues to thrive, and a recent gathering of 180 people hosted by Manufacture: San Jose (MFG:SJ) and the Office of Economic Development provided an interesting […]

Manufacture : San Jose’s Real Estate Study

Manufacture : San Jose’s Real Estate Study

We all know how critical the availability of industrial real estate is to our sector and we have recently conducted research on this issue, in partnership with the City of San Jose’s office of Economic Development.  We are pleased to be able to share the results of our “San Jose Manufacturing Real Estate Study” with you.