On June 10, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) issued a statement “fervently oppos[ing]” efforts to eliminate qualified immunity, the judicial doctrine that shields officers from liability—even if they have violated someone’s constitutional rights—unless a court has previously held that almost identical actions under almost identical circumstances were unconstitutional.
Business interruption insurance, in particular, is intended to cover losses directly related to events outside of your control that interrupt your normal business operations, such as natural disasters or vandalism. You may assume that a global pandemic would be a qualifying event, but that’s not necessarily the case.
While it may seem counterintuitive, incorporating a business during a period of economic uncertainty may be a smart move for several reasons. In this article, we’ve answered several common questions to help you make a more informed decision.
We’ve put together a guide to the states where such laws have been enacted, but keep in mind that these policies are subject to changes and extensions.
If you are a business owner or manager who is trying to reduce your workforce during the coronavirus pandemic, it is critical to understand the key legal differences between furloughing and laying off employees.
As communities around the globe mobilize to slow the spread of COVID-19, employers need to keep their employees safe and their business protected.