On March 23, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an Executive Order requiring all individuals in the state to stay home or at their place of residence, and prohibiting private gatherings of any number of people not part of a single household.
On March 22, 2020, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued a “shelter in place” order for individuals residing in Dallas County, Texas, effective as of 11:59 p.m. on March 23, 2020, and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2020.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that the Director of the Department of Health signed an Order requiring all Ohio residents to “stay at home or at their place of residence,” except as allowed otherwise. The Order takes effect at 11:59 p.m. on March 23.
The California governor ordered all individuals to stay at home “except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors” or to obtain critical needs. How do employers decide which operations may continue?
Government officials issued COVID-19-related orders for the State of Missouri, St. Louis County, and City of St. Louis. These measures include a “Social Distancing” order for the state and two local “Stay at Home” orders covering the St. Louis region.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the nation, the governors in NY, NJ, and CT have mandated that all non-essential businesses cease operations and/or have the majority, if not all, of their workforces either telework or work from home.