New Steps To Protect Families And Small Businesses From Foreclosure

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 30, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey announced a cooperative agreement with the state’s banks to protect small businesses and families from eviction and foreclosure. Banks also committed to expediting the application and approval of small business loans as part of the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program passed by Congress and signed into law last week. Under the agreement, banks are … [More]

Governor Ducey Signs Bipartisan State Budget Agreement

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 28, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey, Saturday, signed a bipartisan state budget agreement that adds $50 million for Arizona’s COVID-19 response — dollars to assist Arizonans needing eviction assistance, struggling small businesses, our food banks and our homeless population. The budget also fully funds essential services—such as child safety and public safety—while completing the 20x2020 … [More]

Extension of School Closures through End of School Year

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 30, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman today announced the extension of Arizona school closures through the end of the school year. The extension follows updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and an announcement from the White House extending physical distancing guidelines until April 30, 2020. Governor … [More]

Plexus Worldwide Donates 4,000+ Bags of Meal Replacement Shakes to St. Mary’s Food Bank

Plexus Worldwide | March 30, 2020

Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-selling health and wellness company based in Scottsdale, made a sizable donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank to help meet the increased demand from the coronavirus. On March 26, Plexus delivered more than 4,000 bags of its popular Lean Meal Replacement Shakes to the Phoenix nonprofit, enough to fill 11-pallets. Each bag of Plexus Pumpkin Spice … [More]

WEBINAR: How to Legally (and Remotely) Hire and Reverify Under New Coronavirus I-9 Rules

Corporate Immigration Compliance Institute | March 30, 2020

Multiple Dates. While every person hired in the U.S. is required to present employment documents, the rules requiring it be done in person just changed -- freeing those working from home to hire without risking their health or lives. Free webinars teaching employers how to hire and reverify under the new I-9 rules, including a written policy that must be in place before … [More]