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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 4/29/20

New resources from ESD; State recovery plan; Selling groceries and pantry items.


Webinar on unemployment benefits expansion 9 a.m. May 1

The Washington State Employment Security Department is having a webinar to provide guidance on extended unemployment benefits. This webinar is scheduled for 9 a.m. on May 1. When it’s time,

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Weekly Update — New grocery sales guidance; Gov. previews state recovery; Spokane launches small business loans

Departments of health and revenue offer guidance on selling grocery items As restaurants continue to re-evaluate their business models amid the coronavirus outbreak, many are now selling grocery or pantry

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Weekly Update — PPP applications on hold, main street lending, Seattle commercial rent control

[Hold that application] Paycheck Protection Program out of money Today the U.S. Small Business Administration said it is currently unable to accept new applications for the Paycheck Protection Program based

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 4/14/20

Financial assistance for employees; Local, Big Table, The Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, Plate Fund of Seattle; Grace period from L&I for Workers comp; Check for the latest information.

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Weekly Update — help provide health industry personal protective equipment; no-contact delivery visual guide; property tax deadlines extended

Help the health industry get personal protective equipment Washington state has put a call out to all businesses that might have personal protective equipment to sell to hospitals to help