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Health experts have explained the need to “flatten the curve” through mandatory and voluntary social isolation. These painful yet necessary efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic have sparked a crisis in employment which is on course to surpass even the worst days of the 2008-09 financial crisis. Nationwide, millions have been laid off within a very short period. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment the week of March…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of Indiana’s additional executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you and summarized them below. EMERGENCY SERVICES On March 26, 2020, Governor Holcomb signed a new executive order for further provisions for helping citizens of Indiana during COVID-19. These provisions, in an effort to further…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of Missouri’s additional executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you and summarized them below. EMERGENCY SERVICES Governor Parsons mobilized the National Guard to help Missouri coordinate its response to COVID-19, which is anticipated to last until May 15, 2020. The National Guard is “ready and…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of Illinois’ additional executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you and summarized them below. HUMAN RESOURCES In an effort to respond to employers’ concerns revolving around COVID-19, Illinois Manufacturers’ Association is planning an online webinar on how employers can respond to COVID-19 on March…
In late 2019, Chinese health officials informed the World Health Organization (“WHO”) of a mysterious pneumonia outbreak.[1] Now, a quickly spreading virus known as Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has infected people in multiple countries around the world. To date, almost half a million people have contracted the virus, and just over 22,000 cases have resulted in death worldwide.[2] Twenty-one states in the United States have issued stay-at-home orders, affecting more than 50% of the population.…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of the executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you. Indiana has recently taken a number of actions to manage this public health crisis, which are summarized below. EMERGENCY SERVICES Like many other states, in response to the coronavirus epidemic, the Governor issued an Executive…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of Missouri’s additional executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you and summarized them below. HUMAN RESOURCES Across the United States, 3.3 million initial unemployment claims were filed last week. In Missouri alone, unemployment claims jumped from 4,016 to 40,508 in just one week. The…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of Illinois’ additional executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you and summarized them below. HUMAN RESOURCES The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) reported that monthly unemployment claims totaled 133,763. This unemployment number is almost five times what it was over the same period…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of Illinois’ additional executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you and summarized them below. HUMAN RESOURCES The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) reported that monthly unemployment claims totaled 133,763. This unemployment number is almost five times what it was over the same period…
HeplerBroom understands how staying abreast of the latest developments related to COVID-19 is important to your business and planning for the future. We have assembled some of the executive, legislative, and regulatory actions related to COVID-19 that may affect you. Missouri has recently taken a number of actions to manage this public health crisis, which are summarized below. SOCIAL & CIVIL LIFE Several Missouri counties have issued executive stay-at-home orders. These counties include Cass, Jackson,…