Category Archives: UFA Updates

UFA Covid-19 Update: PPP Fix

Delegation Announces Paycheck Protection Program Fix for Commercial Fishing Businesses

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young (all R-Alaska) today applauded a rule released by the Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration that will allow commercial fishing businesses to account for crew member payroll when applying for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Over the past several weeks, the Alaska Congressional Delegation has pressed the Trump administration for the change – which included sending a letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Administrator Carranza, to request the solution published today.
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UFA Covid-19 Update: Stay the Course

Stay the Course

The recent updates made to Mandate 10 have led many fishermen and processors to ask if we are exempt from quarantining in lieu of a Covid-19 test.  The answer is a firm no. Commercial fishermen and processors must continue to adhere to and abide by Mandate 17.
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