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Chamber comments on the challenges of COVID on small businesses

Relentless COVID staff shortages challenge small businesses

Thousands miss work as outbreak drags on

“Now the Chamber of Commerce has requested a meeting with Health Minister Sabrina Turner and is recommending that the rules around quarantine be relaxed.

The business lobby group warns that constantly losing key staff for weeks at a time has tested the resources of its members since the outbreak began last September.

“The impact has been significant. Small businesses have had to reduce hours, close for extended periods, or operate remotely,” Michael Gibbs, president of the Chamber told the Compass.”

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