COVID-19 News: March 27, 2020

 

  • The National League of Cities created a very useful summary of the CARES Act, also known as the $2 trillion dollar emergency relief package that the Senate approved. Here’s a summary..
  • The Employment Development Department put together some materials on the Unemployment Insurance Work Sharing Program. The Work Sharing Program is intended to help employees who have had their work hours reduced because of this crisis and employers who want to minimize layoffs. More information here!
  • Concerned about the self-employed and independent contractors of the world? The EDD offers an optional Disability Insurance Elective Coverage programs for those individuals who want to be covered by Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave. For more information or the link to apply, click here.
  • Workers and Families First will find 5 extra days of sick leave during the COVID-19 outbreak if you have employees who work in SF! If you are an employer and want more information or to see if you qualify for this reimbursement, click here.
  • Yesterday, the Office of the Mayor of San Francisco issued guidance for essential businesses that need to stay open. Many of our clients are considered essential; if you want a refresher on what the City considers best practices, click here.
  • For a full list of city services still operating in San Francisco, follow this link.

If you are looking to help our California community during this time, the Office of the Governor is publishing what services and organizations need volunteers right now and other ways to help: https://californiavolunteers.ca.gov/get-involved/covid-19/

For more information about COVID-19’s impact on California’s political and administrative landscape, visit our coronavirus webpage.

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2020-04-07T18:55:11-07:00March 27th, 2020|