On May 22, 2020, the SBA and Department of the Treasury issued two Interim Final Rules implementing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
On May 21, 2020, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued Guidance to Employers and Places of Public Accommodation Regarding Equal Opportunity Employment and Reasonable Accommodations Due to the Presence of COVID-19.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced on May 27, 2020 that the Northern Virginia Region, the City of Richmond, and Accomack County will move into Phase One of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan on May 29, 2020.
Minnesota is moving forward with its phased approach to reopen businesses, but employers should be aware of both state and local requirements as they prepare to bring employees back to work and open their doors to customers and clients.
Government officials across the country are easing up, or preparing to ease up, on stringent business closures. The chart below provides links to reopening plans and orders that have been issued thus far, at the statewide level.
Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, are becoming more common as states begin to reopen their economies. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.
On May 24, 2020, the president signed a new proclamation that enacts travel restrictions for any foreign nationals who have been present in the Federative Republic of Brazil within 14 days of arrival in the United States.