At the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, two weeks into the Illinois Shelter-In-Place Order, I wrote a blog about insurance coverage for business losses due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. At the time of that blog, more than a billion people were under some sort of quarantine law, and numerous US states and foreign countries had […]
Shelter In Place Order
Employers Should Have a COVID-19-Return-to-Work Plan Before Reopening
As more states loosen the COVID-19 Shelter in Place laws and people begin to return to previously sheltered business, it is essential that businesses have a plan for how that return to work will look and, equally important, convey relevant portions of the plan to its employees.
Illinois Requires Written Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies For All Public Contractors
Illinois’ amended COVID-19 Shelter in Place rules permits essential workers, which includes most businesses that contract with the State of Illinois for essential services, including construction and healthcare, to continue to perform their essential functions. For businesses bidding for work with Illinois during this COVID-19 time they must understand and comply with the Illinois Human […]
COVID –19 Relief Programs For Small Businesses
Different programs are available to assist small businesses during this COVID-19 disaster which has swept the country. Small businesses employ over 50% of our employed workers, and are straddled with great challenges in trying to navigate this crisis. Various sources are being developed to help small businesses, which may make the difference between survival and […]
Illinois COVID-19 Executive Order 17 Extends Immunity To Healthcare Professions
Illinois issued an executive order to protect healthcare workers against liability for negligent treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Insurance Coverage And The COVID 19 Pandemic
As more than a billion people are under some sort of quarantine law and numerous US states and foreign countries have “shelter in place” laws now shuttering many businesses, COVID 19 has caused a financial crisis for many businesses.
Illinois Employers Shelter In Place Order – Corona Virus (COVID-19) Outbreaks
Less than three weeks ago, I wrote a blog regarding why employers needed to be prepared for the reality that the Corona COVID – 19 virus could shut down business. At that time, there had only been two confirmed Illinois cases – three weeks later, Illinois has over 1,000 known cases of COVID 19s, the […]