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May 2, 2020

Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Labor Issues Guidance on New Employer Requirements to File Auto-Certification and Adopt COVID-19 Exposure Control Plans

As Puerto Rico starts to reopen, the government is placing much of the burden to stop the spread of COVID-19 on employers. On May 1, 2020, Puerto Rico Secretary of Labor issued Opinion Letter 2020-03 to implement Executive Order 2020-38.

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May 2, 2020

Governor of Puerto Rico Extends Curfew and Relaxes Lockdown

A new Executive Order issued in Puerto Rico allows certain commercial businesses and/or commercial activities or services that had remained closed and/or suspended since March 15, 2020, to resume operations.

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May 1, 2020

Re-Opening Florida: The Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery

On April 29, 2020, the eve of the natural expiration of his “Safer at Home Order,” Governor Rick DeSantis announced his “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step.” plan to reopen Florida, which he explained would include three phases.

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May 1, 2020

New Guidance Sheds Light on the Employee Retention Credit

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Joint Committee on Taxation have issued new guidance to help clarify employer requirements for claiming the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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May 1, 2020

The Open Texas Plan: A State and Local Update

On April 27, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-18 (Order) regarding the reopening of Texas businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

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April 30, 2020

The Next Normal: A Littler Insight on Returning to Work – Handling Concerns about Hesitant or “High-Risk” Employees

As jurisdictions across the country are gradually easing up on stringent business closures and similar restrictions, employers may be confronted with a new dilemma: employees who are hesitant to return to work.

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April 30, 2020

Kentucky’s Reopening and Return to Work – Questions Remain

This week, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made several important announcements regarding Kentucky’s reopening and return-to-work.

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April 30, 2020

Canada: COVID-19 and Provincial Announcements of Plans to Gradually Ease Restrictions and Reopen

In Canada, the easing of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic is determined by each individual province or territory. A number of provincial governments have announced how they plan to gradually ease restrictions.

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April 30, 2020

DOL Issues COVID-19 WARN Act Guidance

Over the weekend, the Department of Labor published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) addressing COVID-19 issues under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN).

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April 30, 2020

SBA Releases New Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program Certifications, Announces Safe Harbor for Borrowers that Repay Their Loans

Ahead of a second round of lending, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that businesses applying for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) must consider other sources of liquidity before certifying that they need a PPP loan.

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