Gov. Whitmer Rescinds Safer at Home Order, Retailers, Restaurants Permitted to Open Soon with Capacity Limits
The governor’s order will allow retailers to reopen on June 4 and restaurants to reopen on June 8, both subject to capacity limits. Day camps for children will likewise be permitted to open on June 8. Effective immediately, groups of 100 or less will be allowed gather outdoors with social distancing. Office work that is not capable of being performed remotely can resume. And in-home services, including housecleaning services, can resume operations.
- CISA Critical Infrastructure Worker Advisory List
- Guidance for individuals to determine when they can leave home
- Guidance for business to determine who can perform in-person work
1) UNCONTROLLED GROWTH: The increasing number of new cases every day, overwhelming our health systems.
2) PERSISTENT SPREAD: We continue to see high case levels with concern about health system capacity.
3) FLATTENING: The epidemic is no longer increasing and the health-system's capacity is sufficient for current needs.
4) IMPROVING: Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are clearly declining. ***Phase 4 is where we currently sit.***
5) CONTAINING: Continued case and death rate improvements, with outbreaks quickly contained.
6) POST-PANDEMIC: Community spread not expected to return.
Tools for Small Businesses and Self-Employed Individuals
- US Chamber of Commerce Small Business Emergency Loan Guide and Checklist
- Michigan businesses can now apply for paycheck protection program
- CARES Act Update For Small Business
- Paycheck Protection Program
- SBA Disaster Assistance
- Paycheck Protection Loans to be Available April 3, 2020
- Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act ( "CARES Act")
- Tools for our industry's self-employed individuals
- Benefits Increased for all Unemployed Workers, Expanded to Self-Employed and Low-Wage Workers
- New Filing Schedule is available online at Michigan.gov/UIA. or call (866)-500-0017
- Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expediting Unemployment Benefits
- Information for Employees
- Information for Employers
Paid Sick Leave
- U.S. Dept. of Labor Releases Initial Guidance on Federal COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
- Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Protecting Workers Who Stay Home, Stay Safe When They or Their Close Contacts Are Sick
- Treasury: Business Taxpayers Can Pay Monthly, Quarterly Sales, Use and Withholding Tax in May
- Trump Moves the Federal Income Tax Filing Date to July 15, 2020
- Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Changing City, State Income Tax Filing Deadlines to July 2020