Both local, state and new federal Stimulus programs are available to retain and re-hire employees that have been laid off. These include the Paycheck Protection Program and the Emergency Economic Injury Grant in the CARES Act. Visit the guide for the Capitol Region here: www.capitalregionsbdc.com
Contact the YoloWorks Career Center. YoloWorks offers affected workers information and resources on how to file for unemployment insurance, how to set up a CalJobs Account, how to get re-employed as soon as possible and provide additional resources that are available within the county: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 530.661.2641
The state Employment Development Department (EDD) provides a comprehensive range of employment and training services in partnership with state and local agencies and organizations, and has instituted special programs in response to COVID-19. Visit EDD website.
To apply for disability, unemployment, paid family leave or sick leave, visit: www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019
Further, companies such as Safeway, Raley’s, Walmart, and Amazon have announced the need for large numbers of new employees amid the COVID-19 outbreak. We encourage you to search for jobs directly at those company’s and others hiring websites.