TOP TIP: Mid-Atlantic Employers Your Governor(s) Just Issued a Shut-Down (or Other) Order. What Does This Mean


In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, governors in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia have issued various orders requiring certain business closures or restrictions, limiting travel, and imposing other restrictions that impact the workplace. What are these various orders, and how do they compare from state to state? We have prepared a chart that summarizes these orders, available here.

Additionally, employers are struggling with many questions about the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace. We have prepared answers to many Frequently Asked Questions, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, available on our website. As this is a fast-moving and volatile situation with shifting legal analyses, we are constantly updating this comprehensive and detailed resource. Please check back often for information on the latest laws and federal agency guidance. If you experience difficulty accessing this resource, please be patient and try again later. Unusually heavy traffic has sometimes caused problems with access.