YBA Announcement

Working Through COVID-19

Now more than ever our service to our members is critical. We know that what is happening right now with COVID-19 is unprecedented and things shift daily. You have questions and we are doing our best to monitor the information available to us and provide answers.

Members, please check your email (and possibly your SPAM folder) for regular updates as new and relevant information becomes available. If you are not already following us on Facebook, like our page here as we regularly post timely updates.

Updated: 4/2/2020

Sample Language for Waiver and Exemption Requests

The Pa Builders Association has provided sample language for completing a waiver request from Governor Wolf’s list of life-sustaining businesses.

See Language

 

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Life-Sustaining Businesses in PA

The Governor’s Office continues to make adjustments to its guidance on what is and is not permissible during this time of general shutdown.

Review the latest FAQs

 

Senate Agrees on Coronavirus Package

After much negotiation, Senators and the White House have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package designed to help individual workers, small businesses and hospitals that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Summary of provisions include:

  • Direct payments of $1,200 for most individuals making up to $75K
  • Payments of $2,400 for couples making up to $150K w/ additional $500/child
  • Expanded unemployment benefits
  • $367 billion in loans for small businesses
  • $150 billion for state and local governments
  • $130 billion for hospitals

 

Learn More About the CARES Act

 

$61 Million in Low-Interest Loans to Be Made Available to Small PA Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

After much negotiation, Senators and the White House have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package designed to help individual workers, small businesses and hospitals that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Summary of provisions include:
Direct payments of $1,200 for most individuals making up to $75K
Payments of $2,400 for couples making up to $150K w/ additional $500/child
Expanded unemployment benefits
$367 billion in loans for small businesses
$150 billion for state and local governments
$130 billion for hospitals

LEARN MORE.

 

Resources for Employers

Helpful Resources from YBA Member Companies RKL LLP and Alternative HR for Helping Employers Navigate the Complexities of the Coronavirus

Link to RKL LLP Resource Center

Link to Coronavirus Q&A Presentation with Alternative HR

 

Important Resources for YBA Members

For Industry-Specific Information and Resources:

General Business Information and Resources:

COVID-19 Health Information and Resources:

 

Link to YBA Member eNails sent 3/25/20

Link to YBA Member eNails sent 4/1/2020