Q & A from Inc. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
National Small Business Town Hall, 12 p.m. EDT, Friday, May 15. RSVP: https://events.inc.com/nationaltownhallevents-8
Wednesday, May 13th at 10:30 AM ET. U.S. Chamber and Dell bring together experts to discuss how work will change, what employees will need from employers and share strategies from business owners who will give you fresh ideas for the future: Register for 5.13 Workshop Wednesday
May 14th at 8:30am -10:30am. Working executive session to guide leaders through the “do I adjust and how much or how little?” questions. Dave Mattson, CEO of Sandler Training will assist business owners in identifying potential blind spots in their business, that they can address now as they begin to prepare for what happens as we come out of this pandemic. Free only for company Leaders, CEO's, and Executives only. Read More and Register
for Free Webinar Here:
(Federal) Secretary of Commerce allocates $300 million in CARES Act aid to U.S. fishermen and seafood industries impacted by COVID-19
Maryland slated to receive $4,125,118* Find additional NOAA financial assistance information here: website
New Site: www.marylandmanufacturingnetwork.com has separate tabs for suppliers and buyers. The State Department of Commerce joined with MD MEP to create the Maryland Manufacturing Network Supplier Portal. Those looking to purchase essential items can use the website's search feature to find products. Suppliers can fill out a survey listing what they produce or request help to switch over to making essential items.
From Department of Labor
If an employee refuses a recall to work or an individual refuses an offer of work, you must notify the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DUI) within 15 days after the refusal in order for DUI to consider whether the refusal will affect the individual's benefits. This notification may be sent via email to DLUI-DLLR@maryland.gov. Please include all of the following: date of offer, date of refusal, name and SSN of the individual, your company name and Maryland Unemployment Insurance employer account number.
Take a look at this tax credit from the IRS as another funding source. https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/faqs-employee-retention-credit-under-the-cares-act