The Free Minnesota Small Business Coalition and several small business owners have petitioned the Minnesota Court of Appeals for an order declaring a number of Governor Walz’s COVID-19 executive orders unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause.
COVID-19 has created additional challenges for employers. Among those is the prospect of whistleblower claims brought by terminated employees.
Many contracts contain a force majeure clause, typically buried within boilerplate language, which can excuse a party’s nonperformance if extraordinary events prevent the party from fulfilling contractual obligations.
For private sector companies responding to the public’s need for COVID-19 countermeasures...
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”).