U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ON FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT:
This website provides information on the expansion on FMLA and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave – both went into effect on April 1, 2020: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic
Unemployment programs that may help your business:
Massachusetts Workshare - https://www.mass.gov/topics/workshare-program
New Hampshire Workshare - https://www.nhes.nh.gov/nhworking/stay/index.htm
SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: The SBA has several loans to assist small businesses, some may be offered through your bank or credit union.
** Check with your bank to see if it is an SBA loan provider. They may have additional information to help you process your loan.
SCORE is an non-profit agency that helps businesses with applying for SBA Loans:
MA Score Northeast - https://nemassachusetts.score.org
NH SCORE Seacoast - https://seacoast.score.org
Gov. Baker announces loans backed by state legislature and offered through Mass Growth Capitol Corporation for Massachusetts businesses - https://www.mass.gov/news/baker-polito-administration-announces-10-million-small-business-recovery-loan-fund
NH Small Business Development Center – A small business resource for New Hampshire based businesses - https://www.nhsbdc.org/covid-19-assistance
** We do not know if these offices are open due to COVID-19– but we identify them as a potential resource:
For small businesses, there are multiple resources available to you during this time. Here is a list of some of those resources and I will be updating as I obtain more.