Coronavirus: Paul Weiss Discusses Employment Law and Guidance for Employers

On January 30, 2020, in response to the increasing global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the World Health Organization declared a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern.” Within a day, the United States and Italy followed suit. Since then, numerous other countries, states, and local governments have also declared public health emergencies. On March 7, 2020, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency in New York, as the number of confirmed cases in the state continues to rise.

With each day that COVID-19 remains a growing threat to communities across the country, employers face unprecedented challenges and … Read more