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Lost Work Because Of Coronavirus? How To Get Unemployment, Skip Loan Payments And More

The federal government is throwing $2 trillion at the coronavirus problem. Banks and other lenders are doing things to assist people on top of that. Here’s your survival kit for how to get the help that’s available and be in the best financial shape possible as you weather this storm. Continue Reading Lost Work Because Of Coronavirus? How To Get Unemployment, Skip Loan Payments And More

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PaintSmith does business in Yakima (pictured) and Seattle with around 130 employees. Most have been laid off since Washington Gov. Jay Inslee mandated stringent measures to slow coronavirus spread. Courtesy ofPaintSmith does business in Yakima (pictured) and Seattle with around 130 employees. Most have been laid off since Washington Gov. Jay Inslee mandated stringent measures to slow coronavirus spread. Courtesy of PaintSmith Co. PaintSmith Co.

‘It’s A Difficult Place To Be’: Yakima Construction Firm Preps For Mass Layoff — Just Like 2008

Like many decades-old businesses, Yakima and Seattle-based PaintSmith has had experience with layoffs. After the 2008 recession, the company went from 80 employees to just 10. It taught Smith that his company can survive financial downturns. Continue Reading ‘It’s A Difficult Place To Be’: Yakima Construction Firm Preps For Mass Layoff — Just Like 2008

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Visitors to Western State Hospital and other state facililties are being screened for coronavirus before they are allowed to enter. CREDIT: PHIL THOMAS / ASYLUMPROJECTS.ORG - TINYURL.COM/J28OGDB

Coronavirus Prompts New Mandatory Work Measures At Washington State Agencies

Even as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee uses his emergency powers to restrict gatherings of more than 50 people and orders the closure of bars, restaurants and other gathering spaces for at least the next two weeks, state agencies are scrambling to implement emergency measures to protect their employees and those they serve from the rapid spread of coronavirus. Continue Reading Coronavirus Prompts New Mandatory Work Measures At Washington State Agencies

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