The state and federal government rushed to pass legislation to help individuals and businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. These are essential lifelines that had to be delivered quickly, but the rush and complexity of the programs has left many members unsure of which was right for them. The application bottlenecks and incomplete guidance haven't helped matters. Be sure to speak with the professionals you trust for legal and financial guidance and be informed by reading the information at the links below. • Paycheck Protection Program • Unemployment Insurance Information • Guide for Self-Employed Individuals to Apply for Unemployment • Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) • Employee Retention Tax Credit In order to get the most out of these programs, members should rely on advice from their attorney, banker, accountant, insurance broker and other professional service providers. It is more important now than ever to surround yourself with a team of construction industry experts in these fields.