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April 18, 2020

Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice Issues Favorable Ruling for Employers on COVID-19 Relief Measure

On April 17, 2020, a majority of the Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice (STF) upheld the constitutionality of Provisional Measure # 936 (MP # 936), bringing some relief for employers struggling to implement steps to reduce labor costs during the pandemic.

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April 16, 2020

Virginia Extends Restrictions on Nonessential Businesses

On April 15, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam extended Executive Order 53, which imposes restrictions on nonessential retail businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, for an additional two weeks.

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April 16, 2020

Significant New COVID-19 Health and Safety Requirements Imposed on Pennsylvania Businesses

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, M.D. issued an order on April 15 aimed at preventing further spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. The Order was immediately effective, but it will not be enforced until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2020.

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April 16, 2020

New Wisconsin COVID-19 Law Includes Critical Employment Provisions

On April 15, 2020, the Wisconsin Senate convened for its first-ever virtual session to pass a COVID-19 relief package.

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April 15, 2020

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Options for Texas Employers in the Face of COVID-19

As they struggle to stay afloat during this time of crisis, many employers are looking for legal, humane ways to cut costs, including in payroll and benefits. This article summarizes the current state of Texas law on these subjects.

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April 15, 2020

Venezuela: How the Extended State of Alert Affects Workplaces during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Venezuelan government recently extended its declared State of Alert, under which all labor activities are suspended through May 13, 2020, except for telework and essential services. This article discusses options for employers during the suspension.

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April 15, 2020

Venezuela: Cómo afecta a los Lugares de Trabajo la Extensión del Estado de Alarma Durante la Pandemia del COVID-19

El gobierno venezolano publicó un decreto el 13 de marzo de 2020 declarando el Estado de Alarma, el cual fue recientemente extendido por otro período de treinta días. Todas las actividades laborales se suspenden hasta el 13 de mayo de 2020.

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April 14, 2020

NORWAY: New temporary rules on layoffs in light of Covid-19

In order to mitigate the economic consequences of the extensive layoffs we now see due to Covid-19, the Norwegian parliament has adopted several new rules pertaining to layoffs.

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April 10, 2020

Massachusetts CARES: The Commonwealth Implements the CARES Act’s Unemployment Benefits

On April 9, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s administration announced the partial implementation of unemployment benefits in accordance with the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

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April 10, 2020

Connecticut Issues Mandatory Safe Workplace Rules for Essential Businesses and Nonprofits Still in Operation Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

On April 7, 2020, the governor of Connecticut issued Executive Order No. 7V which, among other things, requires every workplace in the state to take additional protective measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

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