ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE APRIL 24, 2020

ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE APRIL 24, 2020 COVID19 Disruption – Friday, April 24, 2020 Governor J.B. Pritzker Extends Stay at Home Order Until May 30, Masks Required Starting May 1: Yesterday, Governor Pritzker announced that he will be signing an executive order next week to extend the state’s stay-at-home order through May 30. This new executive…

ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE APRIL 17, 2020

COVID19 Disruption Friday, April 17, 2020 President Trump issued a 3-step reopening framework based on declining and sustained COVID19 infection rates. The White House suggests that bars/taverns can re-open with limitations in the phase 2 of the 3-step framework.  www.whitehouse.gov  “Opening Up America Again”. Ultimately each state will likely decide their reopening schedule. Small Business…

COVID19 April 14 INFORMATIONAL UPDATE

ILBA SURVIVAL ALERT – Prepared by Eric Meyer, ILBA Government Affairs Chairman CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE –   4/14/2020 WILL YOU SURVIVE EXTENDED CLOSURE? IS THERE REALLY FEDERAL & STATE RELIEF? Most licensees need a cash influx now to survive! Most of our doors are closed or we are operating below half our normal business. Some of…

COVID19 Email April 13

ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE APRIL 13, 2020 Minimum Wage Delay Requested: The ILBA is part of a coalition that sent a letter to the Governor requesting a delay in the July 1, 2020 minimum wage increase.  Here is an excerpt:  We would hope that the leaders of our state would understand the precarious position that our…

COVID19 APRIL 7 ILBA UPDATE

ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE APRIL 7, 2020 ILBA MEMBERS MUST BE READY TO FILL OUT APPLICATIONS OR CLAIMS: Drew Olson, a Partner in BDO’s Forensic Insurance & Recovery practice, states, “The importance of maintaining contemporaneous records during this difficult time cannot be overstated. In past major financial relief efforts, such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks and…

COVID19 April 6 Update

ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE APRIL 6, 2020 COVID19 Disruption Monday, April 6, 2020   UPCOMING WEBINARS:   U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Illinois District Office: All Illinois small businesses can now apply for low-interest disaster loans to help offset the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The Illinois District Office will host free webinars as long…

COVID19 ILBA APRIL 1 UPDATE

ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE APRIL 1, 2020 COVID19 Disruption Wednesday, April 1, 2020 FEDERAL: Paycheck Protection Program Application Now Available from U.S. Treasury Businesses can apply for the program starting Friday, April 3. S. Department of the Treasury – Assistance for Small Business – The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses…

COVID19 ILBA March 31, 2020 Update

ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE MARCH 31, 2020 COVID 19 Disruption Tuesday, March 31, 2020   Governor Pritzker has extended the COVID19 Closure Executive Order: Today Governor Pritzker extended the social distancing order and closure of unessential businesses until April 30, 2020. Small Business Grants for Bars and Restaurants – deadline Wednesday April 1, 2020: Links for…