The latest updates from the Maryland Department of Commerce including information for Small Businesses, helpful links and more.
Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Starting April 1, 2020, employers with under 500 employees are subject to two new paid leave requirements. Covered employers may be required to provide up to 12 weeks of paid leave to full- and part-time employees affected by COVID-19.
Looking for a summary describing the various relief programs available to small businesses? We have the information.
Need resources to support your small business? We have put together a comprehensive list of some of the top resources
Many area businesses are unsure where to turn to find out if they qualify as essential or non-essential, especially in light of Governor Hogan's announcement on March 30th for Maryland's residents to "Stay at Home". Below are several links to resources for businesses to learn more information regarding their classification, and other resources.
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