Over the past few months, the rate of new applications has decreased significantly, with only a handful of new applications made in the past week. The unspent portion of the grant will be returned to the state’s General Fund.
The Utah Labor Commission announced today the launch of the Small Business Quarantined Employee Grant program to help small businesses (Less than 50 employees) to continue to pay employees who are required to quarantine or isolate due to a positive COVID-19 test or exposure to someone who has tested positive. The grant program will close June 30, 2021.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order adopting version 4.9 of the Phased Guidelines. The updates provide guidance for restaurants operating 24 hours per day and restaurants with buffet service. The order is effective immediately and will remain in effect until August 7.
Recent wide-spread reports and data reveals COVID-19 overwhelmingly and disproportionately impacts racially and ethnically diverse communities. This current crisis confirms and magnifies pre-existing social determinants …