COVID-19 – A Retail Industry Focus

COVID-19 is the top priority across businesses and industries as the virus affects millions of people, directly and indirectly, both nationally and globally.  Employers are acting at lightning speed to ensure the health and safety of their workforce and the public at large.  Retail is on the frontline with citizens in all communities, large and small, and in that unique position, faces its own specific challenges in managing the impact to its business including: managing communications and interactions with its employees and customers, handling work schedules, configuring time off options and planning for the prospect of site closures.  Retail employers should, of course, follow the guidance provided to all by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and consult the CDC website to remain current with their recommendations. 

With this update, we highlight some of the issues of particular concern to the retail community. Please click here to read our full report.

Information contained in this publication is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or opinion, nor is it a substitute for the professional judgment of an attorney.