Resources for California workers
If you have lost your job or had a reduction in hours as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, you can apply for the State’s unemployment program. You can find more information or apply online now.
California Employment Development Department (EDD) COVID-19 page: https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm
EDD page to file an Unemployment Insurance Claim: https://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/Filing_a_Claim.htm
The State has set-up a one-stop online resource to access emergency resources and connect to potential employers. Visit https://onwardca.org/ to sign-up.
Resources for California small businesses
The SBA is offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million in assistance to cover a temporary loss of revenue. You can find more information or apply online now.
The SBA has launched the Paycheck Protection Program. These loans are up to $10 million and the SBA will forgive these loans if all employees are kept on payroll. The money can also be used for rent, mortgage interest, or utilities. You can find more information or apply online now.