With the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19, IRMA is dedicated to keeping retailers updated with the latest information.
Updates from IRMA
The content presented in these webinars is not intended to give legal advice. It is comprised of general information. Employers facing specific issues should seek the assistance of an attorney. Answers received in response to questions submitted do not constitute legal advice from IRMA and/or the presenting agency. The answers comprise general information. Employers facing specific issues should seek the assistance of an attorney.
Coronavirus and Your Workplace: Managing the Impact
Facilitator: Scott Cruz, Labor and Employment Attorney
Organization: Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
Date: April 3, 2020
Unemployment and COVID-19
Facilitator: Kristen E. Prinz
Organization: The Prinz Law Firm
Date: May 7, 2020
Statewide Radio PSA
On April 13, IRMA launched a significant statewide radio campaign aimed at educating consumers about the safeguards they should adopt when visiting a grocery, pharmacy or retail store.
Resources for Businesses
While IRMA works with Illinois leaders on ways to generate meaningful liquidity for Illinois’s small-and-medium sized businesses, there are resources available particularly for small and medium-sized Illinois employers. Below are links to pertinent information. Illinois employers are eligible as the Pritzker Administration filed the necessary declarations some time ago. Should you require additional information, do not hesitate to contact IRMA.
- City of Chicago Resiliency Fund (and in Spanish)
- Cook County COVID-19 Tax Relief Package
- Family and Medical Leave Required Poster
- Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
- Illinois Commerce Commission Utility Services Update
- Social Distancing Guidance and Ideas
- US Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
- US SBA Disaster Assistance Information
Resources for the Public
Illinois grocers throughout the state are looking to hire. Simply click on the name of the grocer and submit an application. Many are hiring on-the-spot. If you are a grocer looking to hire and want to be added to this resource page, please contact us via email or give us a call at 217-544-1003.