It is important for all dealerships to monitor the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak and implement strategies to protect employees and customers, while ensuring continuity of operations. For the most up-to-date information on the Coronavirus in Michigan, please visit the State of Michigan’s Coronavirus webpage at

MADA has compiled a list of useful links, including information that MADA/DADA has previously provided; State of Michigan and federal links; plus health, safety and legal guidance.

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NADA Dealership Webinar Lifeline Series
Webinars are for dealers and affiliated industry partners only, and are not open to press or members of the media. The webinars will be recorded and available afterward for those who are unable to view live. 

UHY ~ Flattening the Curve and the Effects on the U.S. Economy
Thurs, Apr 9, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Why flattening the curve is essential, the three most significant issues that are disrupting the economy, and the three things to give the economy and market the optimism it needs to get back on track.

Plante Moran ~ Economic commentary and planning opportunities
April 10, 2020, 1-2:00 pm ET
Discuss planning opportunities for your portfolio and estate plans during this time.

On Demand Webinars

MADA / DADA Advisories

Labor & Employment Issues

Resources from Fisher Phillips

Fisher Phillips, a law firm specializing in labor law, has assembled a cross-disciplinary task force to address the many employment-related issues facing employers .

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity &
Unemployment Insurance Agency

U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

COVID-19 and the American Workplace
Central site for fact sheets, Q&As, posters

National Automobile Dealers Association

Small Business Loans

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES). This act allows the SBA to provide 100% federally backed loans up to a maximum amount to eligible businesses to help pay operational costs like payroll, rent, health benefits/insurance premiums, interest, and utilities. Important note: the employee retention credit and the ability to defer the employer’s portion of its employees’ social security payments (both of which are included in the CARES Act) are not available if participating in the Paycheck Protection Program.

U.S. Department of Treasury, Paycheck Protection Program

NADA Resources

Fisher Phillips Legal Alerts

Resources from MADA’s CPA Partners

Employee Retention Credit  
The CARES Act includes other options for businesses not choosing an SBA loan. One example is an Employee Retention Credit available to many small businesses, designed to encourage them to keep employees on the payroll.

Local County Health Departments Orders

Local health departments have begun issuing employee screening orders for essential businesses that remain open during the governor’s “stay home, stay safe” order. We will link the local orders here when possible, but we may not hear of actions taken by local governments in a timely manner. Dealers are welcome to inform us if their county enacts similar requirements.

Ingham Oakland Washtenaw
Lenawee Wayne

State & Federal Links

State of Michigan Coronavirus information for employers & workers

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (U.S. Dept of Homeland Security)

FAQ on federal government response to the coronavirus pandemic
Ways and Means Republicans assembled a comprehensive FAQ to help explain how the federal government is responding to the coronavirus pandemic. It covers what small businesses, seniors, and workers need to know and is broken into sections about what Congress has passed, what Congress is going to do next, and what the Administration has done to help Americans fight this global pandemic.

Helpful articles from BCBS Michigan

Helpful Articles from CAPTRUST

Resources From Other MADA Partners