White Management Team:
Dunkin and KFC brands have both rolled out assistance programs for employees to take advantage of during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Details follow and the KFC program requires a very quick turn-around. We are also including details on applying for unemployment benefits for those employees whose work schedule or status have been impacted by the pandemic. And lastly, we have just received Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) financing for Adirondack Chicken, and will begin to increase staffing levels as necessary
KFC Foundation Grocery Assistance Program is taking applications for $100 grocery gift cards for employees. This program has a deadline of midnight Friday—tonight. These recommendations should come from store managers on behalf of their employee (s), and must include the employee’s email address and learning zone ID.
Dunkin Brands Family Fund has begun accepting applications for COVID-19 hardship grants. Grants are meant to help U.S. Dunkin’ franchised restaurant employees with basic expenses including housing, food, utilities, childcare, and medical expenses. Grants are typically $500. Deadline for application is May 31, 2020 and is first-come-first-served.
Applying for Unemployment Benefits: Those employees whose work schedules or work status have been impacted by the pandemic may apply for unemployment benefits using one of the forms below. Click on the form that corresponds to the store you are/were working for:
Bountiful Bread, Albany
Bountiful Bread (Schenectady), Annabel’s, MADE
Butcher Block (Norpco)
Coldstone Creamery, Albany and Springfield (Kodiak)
Dunkin (M&W II)
Taco Bell, Plattsburgh
Brian, David, and Candice White