Summary of the CARES Act for individuals Also referred to as the Stimulus Act
Summary of the CARES Act for businesses Contains info on new SBA programs and other stimulus provisions for businesses.
Kansas Department of Labor- COVID-19 Site - This site provides employers facing layoffs with filing information. It also provides information to employees who are filing for unemployment. Use Code 4 as the layoff reason, during upload you will be asked if it is COVID-19 related.
BlueCrossBlueShield of Kansas - Employer Group - Updated information from BCBS of Kansas on COVID-19 - The FAQs are helpful.
Update 03/26/20 - New SBA Disaster Loan Application System
03/21/20 - Under the recently enacted Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (the Act), small businesses that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19 can apply for low-interest federal disaster loans through SBA. Small businesses and nonprofits can apply for working capital loans of up to $2 million.
We’ve highlighted the following key details of the Act for you here, but you can also learn more by visiting the COVID-19 disaster assistance page on SBA’s website.
Update 03/28/20 - Recorded Zoom Discussion on The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
03/20/20 - “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (FFCRA), which goes into effect April 1, 2020 and expires December 31, 2020, responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing additional assistance in the areas of COVID-19 testing, sick leave, food assistance, and more. We’ve compiled key details of FFCRA that we believe you need to know.
In summary, the Act:
More specifically, here’s what The Families First Coronavirus Response Act means for both business owners and employees in the areas of sick leave and expanded family and medical leave.
For more information on HR 6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
The Coronavirus situation is changing rapidly, as are the updates to various relief efforts. We will continue to monitor news and keep you updated as clarification is provided.
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