Dear Business Leaders, These unprecedented times have been challenging, to say the least. However, we’re proud of you for helping our community succeed, from donating meals to essential employees, to sewing masks, to simply sharing resources on social media. We are truly #StrongerTogether.
Please be advised that some or all of the information contained in this document may not be applicable to some businesses or places of work and may not include all information necessary for certain businesses and places of work. This document does not attempt to address any health, safety and other work place requirements in place prior to the age of COVID 19. As COVID circumstances continue to evolve, so will the public health and safety recommendations and requirements, and as a result this document may not include all current governmental or health expert requirements and recommendations.
Save Small Business Coalition is a coalition of over 60 chambers of commerce and business associations committed to the survival of a vibrant business community as businesses across the US are feeling severe economic hardships as government mandates force restrictions and closures on business.
Save Small Business Coalition is asking for the State Insurance Commissioners to mandate that Insurance Carriers cover business interruption under existing policies due to the Civil Authority closing of businesses. We also advocate that Government funding be provided to the insurance carriers to streamline this process to help save our small businesses across the country, without adversely impacting the overall insurance safety net.
Small business is the lifeblood of the American economy — we refuse to leave anyone behind • The greatest function that insurance carriers can play now is in distribution of funds – we’re empowering a solution • Due to Civil Authority, not a virus, every business is affected and needs these funds regardless of their type of coverage. • The most efficient and effective way to ensure small business recovery across the United States is through the insurance industry as a distribution channel • This is solution-oriented and easy to implement as small businesses already have relationships with their brokers