The U.S. Chamber is working closely with the White House, U.S. government agencies, and foreign government officials to inform and equip businesses with the most important and up-to-date information to ensure we are all adequately prepared to protect Americans at home and abroad.
All employers should be ready to implement strategies to protect their workforce from the Coronavirus while ensuring continuity of operations. Download these guides created by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, which are based on information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to learn more about how employers and employees can prepare for and address the impacts of the Coronavirus.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Workplace Tips for Employees
- Guidance For Employers To Plan and Respond To Coronavirus
NEW! Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans
Click here to view the U.S. Chamber’s new Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans with the latest information and answers to FAQs about the changes that have been made to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Program as part of the end-of-year pandemic relief package Congress has passed. We encourage you to share this resource with your members and networks as you see fit and will continue to make updates as more information becomes available.
Summary of 501(c)(6) Eligibility in Pandemic Relief Package Expansion of PPP
Click here to view the U.S. Chamber’s summary of the extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in the Pandemic Relief Package as it pertains to the eligibility of 501(c)(6) organizations.
CO— Pandemic Relief Small Business Update (12/22) Recording
On December 22, 2020, the U.S. Chamber’s CO— hosted a Pandemic Relief Small Business Update during which executive vice president and chief policy officer Neil Bradley shared more about what the new stimulus bill will mean for the small business community. If you weren’t able to join the program, or would like to watch it again, please click here to view the recording.
Special Pandemic Relief Federation Briefing (12/21) Recording
Before the holidays, the U.S. Chamber hosted a special Pandemic Relief Federation Briefing during which executive vice president and chief policy officer Neil Bradley shared an update on the final package and answered questions from member chambers and trade associations. If you weren’t able to join the call, or would like to listen again, please click here to listen to the recording.
Please find below a list of all of our most recent guides to the aid and programs being made available to assist businesses during the ongoing pandemic, including our newest guide to the paid sick and FMLA programs.
- Guide to Coronavirus Paid Leave Programs
- Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist
- Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program Guide
- Employee Retention Tax Credit Guide
- Coronavirus Small Business Guide
- Coronavirus Response Toolkit
- Main Street Lending Program Guide
- State-by-State Business Reopening Guidance
- Backgrounder on Health Coverage Options
- Backgrounder on Unemployment Insurance Under the CARES Act
- Independent Contractor’s Guide to CARES Act Relief
- Temporary Paid Leave and Family Medical Leave Guide