Governor’s Non-Essential Business Closures Extended Governor Baker’s emergency order requiring that all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” close their physical workplaces will be extended until May 4. Businesses and organizations not on the list of essential services are encouraged to continue operations through remote means that do not require workers, customers, or the public to enter or appear at the brick-and-mortar premises closed by the order.
General update: Massachusetts is accepting donations or sales of personal protective equipment here. Although this newsletter focuses on the business aspects of the new CARES Act, the City released a more thorough summary of its provisions here.
Employment Law for Businesses Cambridge Local First is hosting a virtual meeting with Amy Carlin, employment lawyer, to discuss aspects of employment law that will be useful for small businesses right now. Join us Friday, April 3 at 3pm. Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/488950735 Phone: (929) 205-6099; Conference line – 488950735