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President Joe Biden’s plan to expand pandemic relief for paid leave

As part of his $1.9 trillion economic agenda, President Joe Biden has proposed extending the paid leave benefits that expired in December of last year.

Under President Biden’s proposal, American workers would be eligible to take more than 3 months off from work for pandemic-related health reasons. The proposal would allow the following workers to receive their full pay, up to $1400 per week, for 14 weeks or longer, depending on the situation:

  • Sick with COVID-19 symptoms
  • Quarantining because of COVID-19 exposure
  • Needing time off to get the vaccine
  • Caring …

New single-page application for PPP loan forgiveness 

The SBA released a new single-page application for PPP loan forgiveness for businesses holding loans worth $150,000 or less. The application is designed to make it easier for struggling SMBs to convert their loan into a grant if they’ve met the program’s requirements.

Fast Company

86% of people who moved during the pandemic didn’t cross state lines

The pandemic and new WFH flexibility may have spurred people to relocate, yet research shows nearly 86% of people who moved didn’t cross state lines.



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