101's District Resident Resources:
Return to Work Guidelines:
Find the testing site nearest you:
Special Survey: The Impact of COVID19 on Businesses in the Eighth Federal Reserve District
Financial Relief and Assistance Programs:
Please find attached and at the links below new and updated resources that the U.S. Chamber has developed to assist businesses access resources created under the CARES Act (Phase III bill). This includes an update to the guide released several days ago on the Paycheck Protection Program.
Additionally, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued additional guidance yesterday regarding the Paycheck Protection Program. Links to the resources provided by Treasury can be found, or on their webpage.
A top-line overview of the program can be found here.
If you’re a lender, more information can be found here.
If you’re a borrower, more information can be found here.
The application for borrowers can be found here.
Guidance on Unemployment, Closures and Layoffs
Missouri Department of Labor FAQ for Businesses & Workers
Information on unemployment, workers’ compensation and discrimination
Employment Transition Team
Helps employers meet legal obligations while connecting employees to new career and training opportunities
State Issued Regulatory Relief
- Department of Labor
- Relaxing the work search requirement for claims
- Waiving the week waiting period
- Waive charging COVID-19 related claims on the employers’ unemployment insurance accounts, to help employers avoid negative impact on their payroll tax rate
- Department of Revenue
- ***CORRECTION***Extended the tax filing deadline to July 15
- Granting automatic extensions on expiring driver licenses, nondriver licenses and instruction permits
- Department of Natural Resources
- Now accepting requests for enforcement discretion for businesses that may not be able to maintain compliance due to workforce shortages
- Department of Insurance and Commerce
- Waiving statutes and rules for pharmacists, nurses and other health care fields to keep more professionals in the workplace and able to help combat the virus
- Executive Order
- Allowing restaurants to sell unprepared foods
Support for Essential Businesses
Federal Guidance on Defining Essential Business
At time of writing, there has not been a list of essential sectors released at the state level. The Department of Homeland Security has issued national recommendations for essential businesses, but local ordinances and directives may be more restrictive and/or prescriptive in your area.
Staffing Resources for Essential Businesses
Missouri One Start is working to help essential businesses staff up to meet demand.
Manufacturing and Supplying PPE for Missouri's Health Care Providers
The state is reviewing offers from more than 200 PPE suppliers and manufacturers, and is still accepting new offers for assistance. Face shields, surgical gowns, and gloves are the highest need areas.