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July 5, 2020

Texas Governor Mandates Face Coverings Statewide

On July 2, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-29 mandating that Texans wear face coverings beginning July 3 and continuing until further notice.

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July 5, 2020

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders, as of July 5, 2020

As businesses reopen, face coverings are likely to remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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July 5, 2020

Bouncing Back: A List of Statewide Return to Work Protocols

Government officials across the country are easing up on stringent business closures. The chart below provides links to reopening plans and orders that have been issued thus far, at the statewide level.

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July 3, 2020

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders, as of July 3, 2020

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, are becoming more common as states begin to reopen their economies. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

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July 1, 2020

The Netherlands: Rules Implementing NOW 2.0 Wage Subsidy Program Released

In May, the Dutch government extended until October 1, 2020, the economic relief package related to the coronavirus crises, known as the NOW 2.0 scheme. The rules for NOW 2.0 have since been announced.

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July 1, 2020

New York Agencies Issue Guidance on COVID-19 Sick Leave for Health Care Workers

On June 25, 2020, the New York agencies issued new guidance, titled New York State Department of Health and New York State Department of Labor Guidance on Use of COVID-19 Sick Leave for Health Care Employers.

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July 1, 2020

States Enact Laws Limiting COVID-19 Liability

A number of states have enacted or are considering legislation that would hold employers acting in good faith harmless in COVID-19-related lawsuits.

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June 30, 2020

As the Dust Settles: Unpacking the Recent Presidential Proclamation on Visa Entry Restrictions

This podcast covers what this new rule means for both American and international employers.

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June 30, 2020

Canadian Border Closure Extended to July 31, 2020 for International Travel & Quarantine Requirements for All People Entering Canada Extended to August 31, 2020

The Government of Canada extended the restriction on foreign nationals entering Canada from destinations other than the U.S. until at least July 31. It also extended the the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for all travellers through August 31.

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June 30, 2020

U.S. Travelers Subject to Continued EU Restrictions on Non-Essential Travel

On June 30, 2020, the Council of the European Union adopted recommendations on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the European Union (EU).

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