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Can the Government Close a Business?

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As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the nation, one of the measures that state governments across the country took in an attempt to contain its spread, was to shut down business operations and encourage citizens to stay at home. It meant that you couldn’t dine-in at your favorite restaurant, catch a couple of drinks with your friends at the local …

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Legal Obligations & Protections for Employers in the Age of COVID-19

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As the government continues to take unprecedented steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, a topic that has generated a great deal of public debate is – What exactly constitutes an essential business and how is it different from those classified as non-essential? Understanding this is important when it comes to defining the legal obligations and protections for employers …

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Small Business Bankruptcies in the Wake of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has changed many things for a lot of people. Small businesses haven’t been spared either. The enactment of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) seeks to support individuals and businesses that have been hard-hit by the pandemic. What you may not be aware of, however, are the revisions made to certain provisions of the US …

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Cares Act: What Is It and Who Does It Cover

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The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it uncertainty. The only way to assess the true potential economic impact of the virus involves not just focusing on its epidemiological profile but also evaluating the way governments, businesses, and consumers respond to it. According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the country has surged to …