Adjustments to the PPP in the most current round of funding provided greater access to those most in need. A greater share of funding is now available exclusively for businesses with fewer than 10 employees, … Read More »
The Washington State Department of Health is now reporting vaccine distribution progress online. Track this information real-time by visiting https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/DataDashboard and clicking on the “vaccines” tab.
We are tracking developing State and Federal legislation that will yield new financial and technical resource support for workers and businesses. While details have not yet been confirmed, it appears more rounds of relief aid … Read More »
If returning part-time or full-time permanent employees are causing your business financial hardship, Washington’s nationally recognized SharedWork program might help. SharedWork allows employers to reduce hours by as much as 50%, while employees collect partial … Read More »
New federal legislation that expands CARES Act provisions includes an extra $300 per week for eligible claimants who receiving benefits from any unemployment program. The extra payment is called Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC). … Read More »
The Small Business Administration (SBA), in partnership with the US Treasury, opened the preliminary Payroll Protection Program (PPP) application portal on Monday, January 11. This preliminary portal is focused on select minority and disadvantaged business … Read More »