COVID-19 Special Edition April News
If you missed the SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Relief Overview conference call, you can access it below.
A Guide to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act can be accessed below.
This event is sponsored by:
Join Us: Thursday, April 2 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. ET . Bench Builders will be discussing the challenges of the COVID pandemic that are changing daily. It's tough balancing the well-being of your business and your employees. But you're not alone. This Q&A session designed specifically for Small Business Owners & HR Pros. Bench Builders will share answers to questions that their clients are asking and invite you to bring your own. The link to register is below, the are only 100 spots available!

Topics include:

• Overview of SBA's "Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Loans" and Small Business "Paycheck Protection Program"

• Conquering the Crisis: Cash Management, Pricing & Cost Containment, Supply Chain Management & Marketing

• How will the CARES Act affect your business and your employees? Provisions for retirement plans, HSA's, FSA's, unemployment benefits?

• More details and answers on FFCRA, Paid Sick Leave and Extended Family Leave benefits.

Bench Builders will provide access to the recorded version after the webinar ends for anyone that registers. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, please feel free to email your questions to us at  [email protected] .
Upcoming Conference Call: Georgia DOL Commissioner Mark Butler Provides COVID-19 Update

Please join us Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10:00AM  for a virtual conference with Georgia Dept. of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. Commissioner Butler will share an overview of the expanded rules & resources recently announced by the department as part of the state’s COVID-19 response. A summary of these expanded rules, designed to assist both employee and employer, can be found on the Chamber’s website at .

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID:
881 804 4738

All questions should be submitted IN ADVANCE through  using code #2957  to enter the forum. Please submit your questions by 5PM on Wednesday April 1, 2020. Questions will NOT be taken during the call. We will work through as many as we can over the call and do appreciate your commitment to leadership as we all work toward economic recovery following this pandemic.
A message from the Rome SBDC Office on the CARES Act Economic Relief Plan can be accessed below.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act information provided by Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP can be found below.
Additional information from Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP for employers can be found below.
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