Improving the CARES Act to Support More American Workers

COVID-19 is impacting all aspects of American life and internet companies are stepping up to address the many demands and challenges we face in a world rattled by the pandemic. This includes the millions of Americans who make a living and support their families by using the platforms and services that IA represents.  

The CARES Act, passed by Congress earlier this year, recognizes that all workers are impacted by COVID-19, and provides significant economic relief for America’s families and businesses including nontraditional income owners – sole proprietors, independent contractors, and other micro-business owners – through Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and other programs

As Congress continues the critically important debate on how to support American workers and families through this unprecedented health and economic crisis, the internet industry has identified and proposed improvements to the CARES Act to ensure that the millions of Americans participating in the online economy are also supported. 

Learn more about the industry’s proposed improvements to the CARES Act as well as additional legislation to help assist all American workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic:

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Washington, DC – Internet Association’s Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act:  “The internet industry appreciates the House passing the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, ensuring that the millions of Americans participating in the online economy are supported during the unprecedented economic downturn brought… Read more

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