Overview of resources for employees is available here.
The SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development has prepared a website with information and resources for workers and businesses impacted by the coronavirus. Community members can also call their Worker Information Line at 415-701-4817 (Mon-Fri, 9 AM to 5 PM) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are missing work because of the coronavirus, you may be covered by San Francisco’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance — even if you’re not sick. For more information, or to report violations, contact the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement.
Beginning Monday March 16 the Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Public Library will begin to operate libraries and indoor recreation facilities as emergency care facilities for children of parents on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak and low-income families.
The centers will operate through March 31.
San Francisco Recreation and Park’s recreation facilities will serve grades K through 5, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The San Francisco Public Library will provide homework help and educational enrichment for youth grades 6-12, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. More Info
Deferred Business Taxes for Small Businesses
For businesses with up to $10M in gross receipts, the City is deferring payment of quarterly business taxes due April 30, 2020 nine months to February 2021 with no interest or penalties. This will provide immediate cash-flow assistance to 8,050 small businesses.
Deferred Business Licensing Fee
The City is deferring collection of annual small business license and permit fees that make up the Unified License Bill for three months to June 30, 2020. This will support more than 10,000 businesses.
COVID-19 Small Business Resiliency Fund
The City has established a fund administered by OEWD to offer emergency grants up to $10,000 for microbusinesses. Businesses must be able to show a recent loss in revenue.
More information and resources for businesses are available here.
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