June 11, 2021

Resources for businesses and employees

We encourage you to monitor these resources for the latest business and safety updates.

  1. Business 
    1. NRA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Tracker posted 5.26.21
    2. NRA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Next Steps Guide – posted 5.26.21
    3. NRA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Guide – posted 5.26.21
    4. SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) – Program Site – posted 5.6.21
    5. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Loans – posted 2.1.21
  2. Government 
    1. American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – posted 3.12.21
    2. American Rescue Plan Act Restaurants, Small Business Help Summary – posted 3.23.21
    3. Coronavirus (COVID-19) White House/Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Fact Sheet
    4. National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Guide to State Actions – updated 6.2.21
    5. NCSL State Actions to Close Budget Shortfalls – updated 1.11.21
    1. Neighborhood Restaurant and Bar Grant Program – posted 3.12.21
    2. Restaurants Act – COVID-19 State Action Center – updated 2.16.21
    3. What You Need to Know About Restaurant Revitalization Grants – updated 5.24.21                                          
  3. Health
    1. COVID Digital Resource Center – posted 2.12.21
    2. COVID Vaccine Facts – posted 12.16.20
    3. COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs – updated 4.12.21
    4. CDC Critical Infrastructure Issues to Consider posted 12.15.20
    5. CDC Maximizing Mask Fit to Improve Performance – posted 2.17.21
    6. CDC Situation Summary – updated 4.18.21
    7. CDC Types of Masks – posted 6.2.21
    8. CDC Interim Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure – issued 4.8.20
    9. CDC FAQs, Print Resources and Videos – updated 5.25.21
    10. CDC Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines – posted 3.4.21
    11. CDC When to Quarantine – posted 3.12.21
    12. CDC When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated – posted 5.18.21
    13. How employers should talk about the COVID-19 vaccine – posted 2.11.21
    14. World Health Organization (WHO) – updated 4.19.21
  4. Human Resources
    1. DOL Employers’ Obligation in Tracking Teleworking Employees’ Hours of Work – posted 8.31.20
    2. DOL Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – updated 5.5.21
    3. DOL Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) – posted 7.20.20
    4. DOL Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – updated 9.11.20
    5. EEOC: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws – updated 5.28.21
    6. MRA The Management Association HR resources – access is exclusively for NAFEM members; sign in credentials are required.
  5. Manufacturing
    1. NAM’s Creators Respond Campaign – updated 2.1.21
    2. NAM’s New Operational Practices to Consider in a Time of COVID-19 – posted 6.22.20
    3. NAM’s Pandemic Liability Policy Recommendations for Policymakers – issued 4.21.20
    4. NAM’s This is Our Shot Informational Campaign – posted 2.26.21
    5. OSHA Guidance for Employers – posted 6.11.21
    6. State of California Department of Industrial Relations (Cal/OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standards FAQs – updated 5.5.21
  6. Operations
    1. FDA Guide for Respirators, Facemasks and Cloth Face Coverings – updated 4.24.20
    2. FDA – OSHA Employee Health and Food Safety Checklist – posted 8.20.20
  7. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
    1. Overview of First Draw PPP Loans – posted 1.12.21
    2. First Draw Borrower Application Form – posted 4.18.21
    3. Overview of Second Draw PPP Loans – posted 1.12.21
    4. Interim Final Rule on Second Draw Loans – posted 1.12.21
    5. Second Draw Borrower Application Form – posted 4.18.21
    6. Guidance on Accessing Capital for Minority, Underserved, Veteran and Women-Owned Businesses – posted 1.12.21
    7. Interim Final Rule on PPP as Amended by Economic Aid Act – posted 1.12.21
    8. Interim Final Rule on PPP Second Draw Loans – posted 1.12.21
    9. Procedural Notice Re: Modifications to SBA Forms 3506, 3507 and 750 CA (PPP only) – posted 1.12.21
    10. Procedural Notice Re: Repeal of EIDL Advance Deduction Requirement – posted 1.12.21
    11. SBA Prioritizes Small Businesses with PPP Revisions – posted 2.25.21
  8. Reopening
    1. CDC Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education – updated 4.19.21
    2. CDC Reopening Guidance – updated 4.5.21
    3. FDA COVID Retail Food Establishment Reopening Checklist – posted 5.15.20
    4. FDA COVID Retail Best Practices Fact Sheet – posted 4.1.20
    5. NRA COVID-19 Return to Work Guidelines for Foodservice Establishments – updated 9.20.20
    6. NRA COVID-19 State Reopening Requirements & Recommendations – updated 9.17.20
    7. NSC Safe Actions for Employee Returns – Playbooks – posted 5.27.20
    8. NSF Food Equipment Standards in a COVID-19 World – posted 5.15.20
    9. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Reopening Business Digital Resources – updated 5.27.21
  9. Research
    1. Impact by Foodservice Segment Forecasting Tool
    2. NRA State of the Industry Report – issued 2.17.21
  10. Taxes
    1. IRS Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) Guidance for First Two Quarters of 2021 – posted 4.7.21
    2. IRS Notice Regarding Implementation of Executive Order on Payroll Tax Deferral – posted 9.1.20
    3. IRS Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave – Small and Midsize Businesses – FAQs – updated 3.11.21
    4. IRS Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses — Paid Leave – updated 3.20.20
    5. IRS Temporary Procedures to Fax Certain Forms 1139 and 1045 – expires 12.31.20
    6. IRS FAQs About Carrybacks of NOLs for Taxpayers Who Have Had Section 965 Inclusions – updated 4.24.20
  11. Trade
    1. U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) COVID-19-Related China Section 301 Tariff Modifications
  12. Travel Restrictions
    1. CDC International Travel Testing Requirements – updated 5.7.21
    2. U.S. Customs and Border Protection – updated 1.11.21
    3. U.S. Department of Homeland Security – updated 1.11.21
    4. U.S. Department of State – updated 1.11.21

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