On May 18, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Reopening Advisory Board released the Reopening Massachusetts Report, which provides details regarding the state’s four-phase return-to-work plan.
As the world slowly returns to some semblance of normalcy, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia recently announced varying plans as to when they will reopen and what reopening will look like.
The UK is now not only Brexiting, but splitting from within in how it deals with COVID-19 and exits from a draconian lockdown: Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland must continue to “Stay at Home,” while those in England must merely “Stay Alert."
As some Connecticut businesses prepare to reopen on May 20, how will state “reopening” rules affect the essential businesses that have been operating all along? This is an important question for essential businesses and state regulators alike.
On May 9, 2020, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) released guidelines for businesses that will be allowed to reopen during Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan.