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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert: Key COVID-19 Related Events Affecting North Carolina Employers

March 24, 2020

Key COVID-19-related events affecting North Carolina employers:

May 20State of North Carolina Executive Order No. 141 Phase Two Reopening

May 5State of North Carolina Executive Order No. 138 Phase One Reopening

April 23State of North Carolina Executive Order No. 135 Extending Stay at Home Order and Orders Limiting Mass Gatherings

April 20State of North Carolina Executive Order No. 134 Allowing Businesses Flexibility to Make Payments That Assist Their Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 172020-04-17 Durham County Third Amendement to Declaration of State of Emergency

April 152020-04-15 Wake County First Amendment to Proclamation of Emergency Restrictions

April 1US Department of Labor Temporary Regulations Clarifying FFCRA Linked to Our Alert

April 1FCRA Poster Required April 1, 2020 Linked to Our Alert

April 1 – Effective date of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

March 27State of North Carolina Stay at Home Order issued.

March 26Orange County Stay at Home Order issued.

March 26Wake County Stay at Home Order issued.

March 25 – Guilford County Stay at Home Order issued.
https://www.guilfordcountync.gov/home/showdocument?id=10202

March 25 – City of Durham Stay at Home Order issued.
https://durhamnc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/30038/City-of-Durham-Mayor-Emergency-Dec-Second-Amdmt-3-25-20-1

March 24 – Mecklenburg County Stay at Home Order issued.
https://www.mecknc.gov/news/Documents/Mecklenburg%20County%20Stay%20at%20Home%20Orders.pdf

March 24, 2020 – DOL issues Q/A on application of Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

See our Alert here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/coronavirus-covid-19-alert-new-nc-executive-order-bans-gatherings-over-50-closes-some-businesses/

See our Alert here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/coronavirus-covid-19-alert-new-restrictions-on-wake-county-businesses-some-effective-immediately/

See our Alert here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/q-the-governor-issued-an-executive-order-closing-public-schools-and-banning-mass-gatherings-of-100-or-more-people-what-impact-does-this-have-on-my-workforce-management/

See our Alert on 13 Things You Can Do here: https://morningstarlawgroup.com/insights/corona-virus-covid-19-13-action-items-to-protect-your-workforce/

  • March 13 – The White House declared a national pandemic. 
  • March 11 – The World Health Organization declared a global pandemic.
  • March 3 – First Case of COVID-19 in North Carolina. http://www.wakegov.com/news/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1162
  • January 21, 2020 – First Case of COVID-19 in the United States.

If you need help with your planning or working through scenarios that present themselves in your workplace, we are here to help.  For assistance, please contact Morningstar Law Group Associate Attorney Hank Gates (hgates@morningstarlawgroup.com or 919.590.0393) Morningstar Law Group Partner, Amie Flowers Carmack, (acarmack@morningstarlawgroup.com or 919.590.0394).