On March 24, 2020, the DC Government published Mayor Bowser’s Order 2020-53, which directs certain types of businesses to close and directs other types of businesses to telework except for certain essential functions, which must occur on site. The Condominium and its staff are not included within the closure or telework order. The Condominium is defined as an Essential Business under Section IV(k) of the Order since It falls within the definition of a “Housing and Living Provider”. This permits the staff t
On March 23, 2020, Governor Northam issued Executive Order Fifty-Three (EO-53), effective at midnight March 24, 2020, in response to the developing COVID-19 pandemic.
Law360 (March 20, 2020, 4:46 PM EDT) -- The Delaware Chancery Court has largely rejected efforts to bump to arbitration an 11-count, $3 million complaint accusing an LLC partner and its associates in a fundraising joint venture of stripping staff and assets from the joint business when it began prospering, leaving the other member behind.
On March 23, 2020, Governor Hogan issued Executive Order 20-03-23-01 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and there are several provisions of the Order that impact community associations. The purpose of the alert is to provide guidance to our Maryland community association clients regarding the impact of these provisions. Fortunately, we do not believe that the Order will substantially impede the ability of Maryland community associations to operate.
Andrew S. Fortin, Esq. Senior Vice President of External Affairs, Associa
Ursula Burgess, Shareholder, Rees Broome, Virginia, USA
Melissa Garcia, Shareholder, Altitude Law, Colorado, USA
Shawn Pulver, Partner, McDonald Sager Manis, Ontario, Canada
NUMBER FIFTY-THREE (2020)
TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS ON RESTAURANTS, RECREATIONAL,
ENTERTAINMENT, GATHERINGS, NON-ESSENTIAL RETAIL BUSINESSES,
AND CLOSURE OF K-12 SCHOOLS DUE TO NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Importance of the Issue
When does this order go into effect? What areas of the state are covered?
The order is in effect from Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 11:59 PM until Thursday, April 23 at 11:59 PM. It applies to the entire Commonwealth of Virginia.
Will this order be changed?
Governor Northam, in consultation with State Health Commissioner Oliver, may adjust this order or issue new orders as needed, given the quickly-changing public health situation.
President Trump signed the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (the “Act”) on March 18, 2020. The Act becomes effective on April 2, 2020 and expires on December 31, 2020. This comprehensive legislation requires employers with less than 500 employees to provide employees with paid Family Medical Leave Act Leave for qualifying needs related to a public health emergency and paid sick leave for certain leave necessitated due to a public health emergency (COVID-19). The Act also provides for tax credits to employers that are required to provide additional paid leave under th