In COVID-19, 'CO' stands for 'corona,' 'VI' for 'virus,' and 'D' for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses.LEGAL ALERT: CARES ACTThe programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. We HIGHLY encourage our members to do their research and begin looking into this new legislation.For more information on the CARES Act click the link below:
Updated 03.30.2020On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed additional emergency relief legislation known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Families First Act).
The Families First Act creates expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19, including a new federal paid sick leave law, an emergency expansion of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and expanded unemployment insurance provisions.
Learn more about the new federal legislation that takes effect on April 1, 2020, as our presenters get into the details and identify important points.Please click the link below to access the site.
Updated 03.26.2020LEGAL ALERT: Senate has passed a significant changes to the current FMLA guidelines and the President has signed the legislation. It will go into effect April 2nd.For more information on the NEW Emergency FMLA Expansion Act click the link below.Governor Newsom has announced a new, one-stop resource for COVID-19 resources: www.covid19.ca.gov. The site highlights critical steps people can take to stay healthy and resources available to Californians impacted by the outbreak, including paid sick leave and unemployment assistance.Please click the link below to access the site.
Updated 03.19.2020For the latest COVID-19 information from the California Department of Health please click the link below:For the latest COVID-19 information from the Kings County Department of Public Health please click the link below:If you or your business has been affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for State assistance. Please click the link below: