On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. A nearly $2 trillion economic stimulus package, the Act provides an estimated $260 billion in enhanced and expanded unemployment insurance (UI) to millions of workers throughout the country who are being furloughed, laid off, or finding themselves without work through no fault … Continue reading "Unemployment Insurance Provisions In The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security (Cares) Act"
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The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non- profits and other employers. This guide provides information about the … Continue reading "The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act"
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees. This relief to employees and small and … Continue reading "Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave"
Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, access to the Pike County Administration Building is limited to the public until further notice. Call ahead for necessary business.
Late last summer, the Pike County Economic Development Authority’s Tammy Savarese assisted applicants looking to obtain LSA grants. LSA Funds are revenues that come from the Commonwealth’s share of legal wagering and games within the State of Pennsylvania. Three separate applications were submitted by the Pike County Economic Development Authority on behalf of three local not-for-profit organizations. In years past, … Continue reading "Three out of Three LSA Applications Funded"
MILFORD – “Come dressed in your best shirt,” Michael Sullivan advised, eagerly encouraging those looking for a job or a better job, to attend the upcoming Working Pike Job Fair.
Real, solid job opportunities are being promised, with over 60 companies from Pike County and surrounding counties in three states coming together Friday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 … Continue reading "‘Extraordinary’ job fair set April 15"
WESTFALL TWP. – A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Friday, October 9th, for a 93-unit affordable senior citizen housing complex near Matamoras. The $10 million+ project is expected to help meet a critical housing need in Pike County when the facility opens in about a year.
Jonah Mendelbaum is the developer. His company, MJJ Builders located in Warwick, NY, has built … Continue reading "Affordable senior housing celebrated"