On April 2, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp signed an Executive Order requiring Georgia residents to stay at home except to engage in limited essential activities, and closing public operations and in-person services of some businesses and professionals.
Employers of all sizes are facing unforeseen challenges because of the ongoing public health pandemic resulting from the spread of COVID-19. This Insight discusses how the governments in DC, Maryland, and Virginia are responding.
On March 23, 2020, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued an Executive Order requiring all individuals to stay home to the maximum extent possible and closing certain retail, childcare and other service-oriented businesses.
On March 23, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 53, which places restrictions on the operation of nonessential retail businesses from 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020 through 11:59 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020.
Various agencies in Puerto Rico have issued guidance to clarify provisions in the recent Executive Order enacted to facilitate the private and public closings necessary to combat the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19).