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New Covid Relief Bill Includes Save Our Stages, Unemployment Assistance for Freelance/Gig Workers, and More

The Dramatists Guild has learned that the new congressional Covid relief bill intends to provide continued financial support for gig workers and freelance workers, including many dramatists who do not qualify for traditional unemployment relief. The COVID Relief Bill is over 5,600 pages long; neither the House, the Senate, nor the theatre community at large has had sufficient time to fully analyze it, and the President is currently threatening not to sign it without further amendments. ...
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UPDATE: COVID-19 Financial Relief

This article was originally published on April 29, 2020 and has been updated with new information on July 6, 2020. If you have read our previous update on this issue, UPDATE: COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits for Dramatists, you will note that, in addition to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program under the CARES Act, dramatists...