The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. The Small Business Administration (SBA) will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities. … [more]
Blog - Employer Services
The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services (ADWS) has published common questions and answers regarding the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The following questions and answers address the topic for employers.
Federal agencies and regulators continue to provide clarifications and guidance to help ensure the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is working as intended. On April 2, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released an interim final rule on its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Highlights of the additional details include: The … [more]
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On January 15, 2020 the Little Rock Workforce Center Business Advisory Team (BAT) conducted a strategy session to begin the new year. The BAT meeting kickstarted the group’s 2020 Action Plan, which builds on the December 13 workshop facilitated by Thomas P. Murray & Associates. The plan is focused on expanding Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning … [more]