The bipartisan Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act is supported by numerous organizations, including the National Small Business Association, Small Business Majority, Small Business Roundtable, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Restaurant Association, Independent Restaurant Association, NFIB, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Women Business Owners, US Travel Association…”
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Firmado hasta ahora por más de 12,000 propietarios de pequeñas empresas en todo el país y procesado a través de Washington, D.C. SmallBusinessMajority.org equipo de defensa, el documento dirigido al Congreso dice en parte:
"La pandemia de COVID-19 ha dejado a las pequeñas empresas y empresarios de Estados Unidos al borde del colapso sin culpa nuestra.”
Geri Aglipay, Midwest senior outreach manager for the group Small Business Majority, says smaller stores want to help their communities see a rebound in economic activity, but it can be harder for them to make decisions about reopening. She says there’s concern about enforcing proper guidelines.
An April survey by the Small Business Majority advocacy group found that 44% of small-business owners, most of whom employed fewer than 25 people, either had closed their operations or expected to by July.
According to Small Business Majority, “the spread of COVID-19 around the country has already had a devastating impact on small businesses,” with one in three small businesses already closed in April, and at least 100,000 small businesses having closed their doors permanently.
The alliance held its first business webinar Thursday afternoon. It was titled “Back to Business: Best Practices for Re-Opening Restaurants and Retail Shops,” and featured David Juarez, director of local government affairs for the L.A./O.C. chapter of the California Restaurant Association, and Claudia Moreno, outreach manager for the Southern California branch of business advocacy group Small Business Majority.
As we enter the next phase of reopening our state, we must continue to practice social distancing and take other precautions to avoid the spread of Covid-19. We've done a good job of flattening the curve so far. Please keep it up.
The heavy blow of COVID-19 around the world has had a devastating impact, specifically on small businesses globally.These businesses typically lack the cash flow and capital to sustain a halt in normal operations. According to a study done by Small Business Majority, “small businesses report they’ve experienced negative impacts to their business as a result of the coronavirus crisis.”
The Small Business Majority manages Venturize, a free online resource hub for small business owners. Among other offerings, Venturize provides a guide for small businesses to access small business loans.
In the past few weeks, it has become abundantly clear that truly taking care of small businesses is not a top priority for the federal government, which is incredibly disappointing seeing as this is our greatest time of need.