Executive Orders of the Governor
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20-120 – Expanding Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery
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20-111 – Limited Extension of Essential Services and Vacation Rental Prohibition
opens in a new windowThe Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
The “Paycheck Protection Program”
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One Fair Wage Emergency Coronavirus Affected (Tipped) Workers Support Fund
Providing free, cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers who are seeing their income decline during this disaster, or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.
To get help, opens in a new windowplease fill out the application form and an organizer from One Fair Wage will call you to follow up within 7-10 days.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS RESOURCES
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FOR RESTAURANT CLOSINGS and STILL “OPEN FOR BUSINESS” UPDATES: Visit our Restaurants Updates Page!
We urge MEMBER BUSINESSES in all other Industries to use their SOCIAL MEDIA and WEBSITES for OPEN/CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENTS.
Access many member websites through our
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ALL MEMBER INDUSTRIES
(who are non-medical / non-food providers listed below)
Employ Florida – Employ Florida links all of Florida’s state and local workforce services and resources through the partnership of the Department of Economic Opportunity and CareerSource Florida, Inc.
opens in a new windowCareerSource Suncoast – Resources job seekers and employers. Serving Manatee and Sarasota Counties.
CareerEdge – Uses donated funds to create a skilled labor pool in the Manatee-Sarasota region and helps local employers upskill the talent they need. Programs include Private Funding Training Grants and an Internship Reimbursement Program.
Hiring Our Heroes – An initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Nationwide effort to connect veterans, service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities.
opens in a new windowHandshake – Platform for employers to connect with students seeking internships and employment. Colleges across the country use the program including USF Sarasota-Manatee, State College of Florida Sarasota-Manatee, New College and Ringling School of Art and Design.