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

There are several small business loan programs and funding options that have been put in place by the SBA through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is some information and links to additional resources.

Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program provides loans for all businesses – including nonprofits, veterans organizations, Tribal business concerns, sole proprietorships, self-employed individuals, and independent contractors with 500 or fewer employees, and certain businesses with greater than ...

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U.S. Department of Labor COVID-19 Employment Information


The U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division provided the following information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, including its effects on wages, paid sick leave, and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.