Business, Health, Politics

Maryland’s COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund saves nearly 9,000 small business jobs

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that more than $10 million has been awarded to 445 small businesses through the Maryland Department of Labor’s COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, saving more than 8,800 jobs. One of several relief programs introduced by the governor in March, the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund quickly provided crucial financial assistance to Maryland’s small businesses and …