Coronavirus Layoff Guidance – Employer Guidance Update

March 17, 2020

As the reality of doing business in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming known, employers are having to take a hard look at their options in these trying times.  In Coronavirus Layoff Guidance – Employment Guidance Update, we address common questions you may be asking while weighing your options.

As with everything right now, things are changing frequently.  We encourage you to monitor the CDC and MDH websites, as well as monitor the progress of state and federal guidance on emergency procedures being considered to provide relief to employers and employees.  We will continue to provide updates in the coming days.

As always, we are committed to helping you and your organizations through these trying times.  Please do not hesitate to contact our employment team if any questions arise.


Bill Davidson –

(612) 746-0147

Susan Stokes –

(612) 746-0104

Pat Larkin –

(612) 746-0154

Ryan Myers –

(612) 746-0157

Molly de la Vega –

(612) 746-0174


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