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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Citizens Bank offering $15,000 grants for minority owned businesses

Citizens Bank, which operates branches in Delaware is offering a total of $1.5 million in grants to minority-owned small businesses. The grants of $15,000 will go to 100 eligible businesses with a minimum of 51...
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Governor’s order will use $10 million in CARES money for job retraining

Gov.  John Carney on Monday signed Executive Order #43, creating the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Training Initiative to assist Delaware workers and their families who have lost jobs and income due to the...
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Jobless payments in Delaware during pandemic total more than $770 million

$600 a week payment ends Delaware has paid out more than $770 million in unemployment compensation benefits during the pandemic period from March to the waning days of July. In its weekly report, the Delaware Department...
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Two Delaware organizations get federal funding for Covid-19 gap loans

U.S. Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester announced that the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration  awarded  $1.8 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants  for revolving loan funds that...
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$600 a week jobless benefit gone, at least for now

After the U.S. Senate adjourned without passing  legislation,  The Delaware Department of Labor formally announced that paid $600 a week formally ended on July 25.   Congress authorized a $600 weekly benefit for unemployment insurance claims...
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Senior centers, driver education services get reopening green light from state

Contact tracing sign-ups  must now be offered by food and drink establishments Gov. John Carney on Friday signed the 24th modification to his State of Emergency declaration, allowing driver education services to resume immediately, with...
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Clean Delaware offering delivery of swimming pool water.

Clean Delaware announced the immediate availability of pool water delivered directly to the consumer.  “The acquisition of two new tankers has allowed us to expand our service offerings while utilizing our current CDL drivers’ experience...
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In-person Networking Station tabletop event coming to Chase Center

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau Serving Delaware plan to hold their long-running  annual Delaware Networking Station  event in the Chase Center on the Riverfront. The tabletop event for businesses and...
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State Labor Department releases return to work guidelines for employers, employees

The Delaware Department of Labor has released guidelines along with frequently asked questions from employees and employers regarding returning to work during Covid-19.   For employees, the issued guidance and FAQ document addresses concerns regarding the...
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Delaware offering extended jobless compensation as $600 a week benefit nears its end.

The Delaware Department of Labor announced that Delaware is offering the federal-state extended benefits program for those who have exhausted their previous unemployment benefits.   This comes as the $600 a week federal benefit ends at...