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State Agencies Schedule Free Webinar for Hospitality Industry

The Missouri Departments of Economic Development, Labor and Industrial Relations, and Health and Senior Services, are offering a free webinar addressing tourism and hospitality industry operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will provide an overview of testing guidelines and support services, along with practices to consider if there’s an outbreak at a tourism/hospitality business

Benefits Available for Self-employed, Gig Workers, Independent Contractors

The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations’ Division of Employment Security is encouraging self-employed, gig workers and independent contractors whose businesses have been affected by the coronavirus to apply for unemployment assistance. Under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, those who qualify will be eligible for weekly benefit payments of $133 to $320 per week

Helpful Business Resources

Three Ways to Personalize Virtual Business Experiences Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and #stayathome, most businesses with the ability to go virtual have transitioned online. There are countless PR and marketing tips that can help companies navigate this new norm. If your business can create unique, interactive experiences for customers and followers to explore–on your website and social media