SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will provide updates on a variety of government pandemic relief programs with a focus on the Paycheck Protection Program [PPP2] first-time and second-round applicants. He will be joined by special guest Celeste Young-Ramos, CEO of the Restaurant Success Center, a restaurant consulting firm that specializes in profitability and human resources management. Young-Ramos has more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry. She will discuss common COVID-related issues food service businesses are facing in the current environment. Topics include: PPP first-time applicants, PPP second-draw applicants; CA Relief Grant - second round update; What to do when employees contract COVID; State updates on hiring & training for restaurants; Labor lawsuits in the restaurant industry; Employee Retention Tax Credit; SBA guidelines for PPP & EIDL; New Economic Injury Disaster Loan [EIDL]; and SBA Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program.
This is the 48th in a weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities for employers and business owners.