On April 29, public health officials in six Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, Santa Clara) and the city of Berkeley released new health orders extending mandates to shelter in place through May 31, while relaxing restrictions around some outdoor businesses and recreation activities. The new Orders will take effect May 4, the day existing shelter-in-place mandates would have expired. (We previously discussed the local Orders here and here.)
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Government-imposed stay-at-home orders, essential business designations, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and employers’ duty to bargain under the National Labor Relations Act recently collided. To complicate matters, unions have proven very aggressive in their demands for information about employer’s responses to COVID-19.

Many unions have demanded decision bargaining over layoffs, or changes in health

A Statewide Executive Order and comprehensive list of Texas counties and cities with shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders has been complied.

Note that this does not cover counties that may have less restrictive orders in place, similar to the restaurant and bar bans that were prevalent last week (i.e., a county or city’s absence

Harris County, Fort Bend County, Galveston County, Collin County, Tarrant County, and Dallas County have all issued Stay at Home / Shelter-In-Place Orders.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued a “Stay Home, Work Safe” Order taking effect at 11:59 p.m. on March 24, 2020.  The order requires residents to remain inside except for “Essential Activities,”

Effective Friday, March 20, 2020, Governor Newsom imposed a California-wide Shelter-in-Place via Executive Order (“Executive Order”). This Executive Order comes on the heels of numerous shelter-in-place orders issued by individual counties and cities across the state in the past week. The Governor’s Executive Order requires all individuals living in California to stay home or at