In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”).
On April 8, 2020, Governor Tim Walz signed Emergency Executive Order 20-33 (“Revised Order”). The Revised Order extends Minnesota’s Stay at Home Order through May 3, 2020 while incorporating several revisions and modifications.
Our nation is taking unprecedented steps to curb the spread of COVID-19. Stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders are taking a toll on businesses as they are forced into temporary closures.
Last week, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) establishing circumstances in which employers must provide employees with paid sick or family leave due to the COVID-19 virus.
We hope you are all staying well and healthy in these trying times. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have encouraged all of our colleagues to work remotely until March 31, 2020.