Help is on the way for struggling businesses in Louisiana


Help is on the way for businesses that are struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Now that President Trump signed the $2.2 trillion dollar economic stimulus package, also known as the CARES Act, economic leaders in Orleans and Jefferson Parish want to make sure business owners across the metro area take full advantage of what comes with it.

Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission, or JEDCO, will host a video conference on Monday, March 30 at 1:30 p.m. Topics will include SBA loan forgiveness, unemployment provisions, corporate tax implications and more.

You can RSVP for the free conference by sending an email to [email protected]

Greater New Orleans, Inc. is providing information for local businesses as well as individuals on their website. On gnoinc.org you can sign up for regular updates regarding the CARES Act.

If you’re looking for work, GNO has compiled a list of new jobs on worknola.org. Employers looking for workers can send an email to [email protected]

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