COVID-19 Business and Employee Resources

Resources for Businesses and Employees

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL):

Federal small business loan program that supports small businesses' recovery from economic impacts of COVID-19 by providing accessible and borrower-friendly capital. 

Small Business Flex 

Fund Supported by the Washington State Department of Commerce, a simple, low interest and flexible loan for Washington's smallest businesses and nonprofits.

New State Cap on Delivery Fees

Nov 25 - Gov. Jay Inslee institutes new cap on fees charged to restaurants by third-party delivery platforms, such as Uber Eats, DoorDash, GrubHub, Postmates and others.  The proclamation caps delivery fees at 15% and total fees at 18% of the purchase price of an order. Third party delivery platforms have seen increased usage as fewer people are dining indoors this year due to health restrictions and concerns over contracting COVID-19.

Culturally and Linguistically Relevant Help

Small business owners now have more places to seek culturally and linguistically relevant help for dealing with COVID-19, thanks to expansion of the Small Business Resiliency Assistance program announced today by the Washington State Department of Commerce.

Essential Employees Needed 

If you are looking for work, there are several companies hiring  in response to societal changes, including hiring increases for grocery stores, cleaning companies, healthcare, government services, and others. 

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