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2020 Return to Work & Recovery Guide

In an effort to provide extended support of Small & Mid-Sized Firms, FloridaMakes has developed this as a guide to return to work & recovery as you maintain, resume all or restart operations. FloridaMakes plan is based upon the COVID-19 …
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COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know

MACF provided members a webinar last week with Wendy Sellers, the HR Lady, to update employers on the most recent FMLA requirements. That webinar can be found on our YouTube Channel. Click here. Additional information is provided below. Questions may …
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Here is the DOL clarification on FFCRA as of late 3/22, Families First Coronavirus Response Act https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic   In summary, there are 3 different tax credits to pay employees (for businesses under 500 employees, some exceptions for under 50, we …
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COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses …
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Apply for the Henry Graeber MACF Memorial Scholarship

If you are currently enrolled in a manufacturing program, you may qualify for the Henry Graeber MACF Memorial Scholarship Fund. These scholarships are awarded annually at our Annual President’s Dinner and Awards of Excellence. The link to the application is …
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Online Training for a More Profitable Business

Manufacturing is transitioning, older workers are retiring, and not enough younger workers are interested in a career in manufacturing.  In addition, keeping and retaining good talent can be a challenge in today’s economy. Through our partnership with FloridaMakes, MACF now …
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Disaster Relief Resources

In the event of a natural disaster, here are resources for the Central Florida area: FEMA Central Florida Regional Planning Council FloridaDisaster.org American Red Cross: Greater Orlando 407-894-4141 Mid-Florida 863-294-5941 Space Coast 386-226-1400 Electricity Outages: Duke Energy 407-629-1010 OUC 407-423-9018 Orange …
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FloridaMakes- Recovery & Readiness

https://www.floridamakes.com/what-we-do/recovery-and-readiness.stml Hurricane Irma, the fifth strongest Atlantic hurricane on record made landfall in Florida as a Category 4 Hurricane on September 10, 2017. Hurricanes frequently strike Florida, more than any other state. Irma’s path up the center of the state …
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Hurricane Relief – FloridaMakes

FloridaMakes is here for you….. Hurricane Irma had devastating effects on many regions in the state of Florida. While the full effect of the high winds and surging water will not be fully known for days, we know many businesses …
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