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COVID-19: Federal Resources

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Available information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. All loan terms are the same for everyone. Loan amounts will be forgiven as long as the loan proceeds are used to cover payroll costs, and most mortgage interest, rent, and utility costs over the 8 week period after the loan is made; and employee and compensation levels are maintained.


FAQs  |  Overview & How to Apply  |  Application  |  Lender Information Sheet

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

On Friday, March 27, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) economic rescue package. This third stimulus package, worth $2 trillion, introduces a host of provisions for healthcare, small businesses, and larger businesses (above 500 employees) including but not limited to certain travel-related businesses, such as hotels and airlines.

Additional Federal Resources for Information Related to COVID-19

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Administration (CISA) Essential Designation Guidance
Small Business Administration Guidance and Loan Resources
Coronavirus. gov
White House Guidance on Coronavirus 
U. S. Department of Labor Resources on Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA)
Executive Order preventing Hording of Health and Medical Resources

COVID-19: State Resources

State Stay Home Map 04-02-20

COVID-19 Business Resources

This document compiles available information on state financial aid responses, changes to unemployment requirements for employers and employees, tax filing changes, and other actions implemented to help local businesses weather the outbreak. 

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