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Empowering Businesses for Sustainable Success

As North Carolina works to combat the spread of COVID-19 and sustain our economic momentum, the NC Chamber is committed to equipping job creators with the latest data-driven resources, empowering you to continue protecting lives and livelihoods across our state. We will update this page with new and relevant federal and state resources as they become available. If you are aware of relevant information or resources that you believe would be valuable to share with the business community, please email us and share your ideas.

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OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard Resources for Employers

The ETS mandates all private-sector employers with at least 100 employees to require either COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing for all employees, among other requirements. Now that OSHA’s ETS has been approved and issued, America’s job creators are sifting through its contents to find the answers they’ve been seeking. These resources will help you get a jump start on understanding the mandate quickly. To receive continued updates on the ETS as they become available, please click below.

Sign up for Alerts: Employer Vaccine Mandates

Webinar: Employer Vaccine Mandates – What Your Business Needs to Know

*Due to active legal challenges regarding the constitutionality of OSHA’s ETS, OSHA has announced that it has “suspended activities related to the implementation and enforcement of the ETS pending future developments in the litigation.” We will update this page if and when this status changes.

General Resources for Business

Job creators have shown we have what it takes to adapt our strategies to the needs of our businesses and our people, supporting safe workplaces as we continue to help move North Carolina forward. These resources will empower you to keep protecting lives and livelihoods in our workplaces and across our state’s communities.

*Resources tailored specifically for small businesses can be found here or by clicking the “Small Business Resources” button at the top of this page


Vaccine Resources

Access the tools and information you need to make the most informed decisions about vaccines in your workplace.

Testing Resources

Get the latest guidance for developing and implementing a robust COVID-19 testing plan that meets the needs of your business.

Disclaimer: The NC Chamber seeks to provide access to general information that may be relevant to individuals and entities responding or reacting to the COVID-19 outbreak. Prior to acting on the basis of information presented here, members and non-members should consult their own professional advisors for information and counsel specific to the individual and unique situations faced by organizations, individuals and corporations. The opinions, interpretations and recommendations of the NC Chamber are informational only and should not be relied upon by the recipient as legal or professional advice. The NC Chamber has not undertaken to ascertain the accuracy or reliability of the content of information provided or linked here. Users of this information accept any and all risks associated with its use and, by accessing the information, agree that the NC Chamber has no special relationship or liability to user.