Webinar Series: COVID-19 relief, resources and requirements for Washington small businesses by WA SBLT

Webinar series panelists review COVID-19 related relief, resources and requirements for small businesses specific to Washington

The Small Business Liaison Team from the Department of Employment Security, Labor & Industries, Revenue, Health, Enterprise Services and Governor’s Office of Regulatory Innovation and Assistance is hosting a Webinar Series! 


Phew! We know that’s a mouthful. COVID-19 has changed how we live and, as business owners, it is changing how we do business. In the midst of so much uncertainty, this webinar series has been created to provide a quick overview of state responses, resources, and other elements affecting small businesses. Offered in both English and Spanish, they will be covering themes spanning from: what can be done in regards to unemployment insurance, returning employees to the workplace, relief funding, and workplace safety measures among other themes.


The next available sessions will be held on July 30,2020 and August 11,2020. There is no cost to register, but space is limited.  You can register now by clicking the link below.

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What Will You Learn?

Important Washington state agency responses to:

      • COVID-19
      • Food establishments safety and reopening guidelines
      • Workplace requirements, worker’ compensation reporting, face masks, procedures, and paid sick leave
      • Tax returns and outstanding balances
      • How to do business with Washington state
      • PPP and EIDL updates
      • Paid Family and Medical Leave, Unemployment emergency rules – job search, return to work and refusal to work, Federal CARES Act
      • And more…



After each presenter has finished the moderator will take several questions from the chat room. Additionally, at the culmination of the webinar time has been dedicated for “open-mic” Q&A. Participants can direct their question to the presenters, either using their computer microphones, in the chat or by telephone. 

For additional information and guidance as an employer/business owner you can visit the Washington State Coronavirus site.

Learn more about the Washington Small Business Liaison Team’s resources, and upcoming events here.