Primary Election moves to June 9th

Due to the extension of the Public Health Emergency, the Presidential Preference and General Primary has been moved from May 19th to June 9th, 2020. How was that date selected? The Secretary of state has that information here:  If you have already mailed in your application for an Absentee Ballot,…

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Tips for Completing Partial Unemployment Claims

Georgia has mandated that employers apply for Partial Unemployment Claims for their employees if they have reduced their employees hours or temporarily laid off employees due to COVID-19. The data must follow very strict formatting rules. The Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce developed a tip sheet to help you input…

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Helpful COVID-19 Links and Information

COVID-19 Hotline: 1.844.442.2681 Gov. Kemp’s Executive Orders: gov.georgia.gov/executive-action/executive-orders/2020-executive-orders Gov. Kemp’s Press Releases: gov.georgia.gov/press-releases Department of Public Health: dph.georgia.gov/ Georgia Emergency Management Agency: gema.georgia.gov/coronavirus Department of Community Health: dch.georgia.gov/ Forsyth County Chamber COVID-19 Resource: Together4FoCo.com Primary Election Information: www.forsythco.com/Departments-Offices/Voter-Registrations-Elections

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Georgia Department of Labor CARES Act Information

The Georgia Emergency Orders and the Federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act resulted in wholesale changes to Unemployment Insurance benefits. For up-to-date information go to dol.georgia.gov/ The attached document provides a lot of advice on who should file and how. gdol CARES Act response  

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