Massachusetts Governor Announces Phase 1 of Re-Opening Plan: Certain Non-Essential Businesses are Authorized to Recommence Operations Today

On May 18, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker released clarifying details with respect to the Commonwealth’s Four-Phase Approach to the re-opening of the Massachusetts economy. All published details regarding the Four-Phase Approach are now aggregated and contained on a newly created government website (the “Re-Opening Website”). Massachusetts employers must familiarize themselves with the information, and comply with the legal requirements, …

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A Roadmap for the Re-Opening of the Massachusetts Economy is Offered

Massachusetts businesses are presently subject to Governor Baker’s Emergency Order Extending the Closing of Certain Workplaces and the Prohibition on Gatherings of More Than 10 People. The Emergency Order is effective until May 18, and requires all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, …

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