As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases steadily rises throughout Texas while testing resources remain scarce, Central Texas counties issued “shelter-in-place” orders in an effort to #flattenthecurve.
The Government of Canada has announced that, effective at 12:01 a.m. on March 26, all travelers to Canada – including citizens, permanent residents and foreigners – will be subject to a mandatory 14-day isolation period.
The Alabama Department of Labor has modified its rules to permit certain unemployment claims connected to COVID-19 and temporarily ordered that partial unemployment claims will not be charged to the employer’s account in certain circumstances.
On March 23, 2020, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources issued Opinion No. 2020-02, discussing provisions applicable to both exempt and non-exempt private-sector employees impacted by the COVID-19-related lockdown.
The Georgia Department of Labor, in response to COVID-19, issued an emergency rule on March 16, 2020 related to filing partial unemployment claims, allowing employers to submit partial claims for full and part-time employees who are temporarily laid off.