Unemployment rise It is not a problem at all. Most of the small businesses should use the opportunity to survive using legal means system provides.
Almost every small business owner can fire employees for the tough times. They in turn should file for unemployment and get money from the Government.
When everything ends, Owner pays retention bonus for those who came back to work. This can be be difference between normal salary and unemployment check.
Profit: Everything back to normal. Worker happy and no losses. Business survived. Government chimed in as it should.