Midweek updates

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

For the Businesses

Financial help, funds, credits

Worker and Families first (Paid Sick Time reimbursement)

San Francisco, CA

The City is providing $10 million to reimburse businesses with employees located in San Francisco to provide an extra 5 days of paid sick time for those employees.

Apply to be reimbursed for paying your SF staff extra sick time

Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund.

Seattle, WA

"Amazon created a $5 million Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund to provide cash grants to local small businesses that need assistance during this difficult time.

Apply here.

Small Business Emergency Microloan Program

Los Angeles, CA

$5,000 to $20,000, For-profit and tax-exempt businesses in the City of LA with 100 or fewer employees that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak and will make their best effort to continue or re-establish their business operations and employees.

Apply for the Microloan Program here.

Relief for Affected Businesses

Yelp, USA

See the details here

Free Marketing software

Business Warrior, the software platform for small businesses, is offering 12 months' free access to its software and support, including personalized recommendations to drive new customers and improve profitability during this uncertain time.

Free Social-media services, Hotsuite

Hootsuite, the social media management platform, is offering free access to its professional plan through July 1.

Go see the details here.

For the Professionals


Here are 700,000 open jobs that need to be filled immediately

(CBS News Article, March 25, 2020)

Find jobs

Search jobs at CA JOBS

Financial aid, government aid

Workers and families First

San Francisco, CA

Ask your employer to apply here so that YOU get an additional 40 hours of paid sick leave time.

Get Paid Sick Leave

San Francisco, CA

Apply here at Office of Labor Standards Enforcement.

Disability Insurance


​If you're unable to work due to medical quarantine or illness related to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you may be eligible for State Disability Insurance.

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