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Delaware Chancery Court Declines to Blue-Pencil Overly Broad Noncompete Agreement; Casts Doubt on Choice of Law Provisions

USA - May 4 2020 A recent Delaware Chancery Court opinion has elucidated Delaware’s approach to judicially modifying, or “blue-penciling,” overly broad noncompete…

More States and Municipalities Impose Mandatory Face Covering and Other Workplace Protections

USA - April 24 2020 After an initial wave that saw a focus on closing or limiting “non-essential” or “non-life sustaining” businesses and limiting individual travel…

New Jersey Delays Amendments to the New Jersey WARN Act and Provides Relief to Employers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - April 15 2020 New Jersey employers facing difficult decisions given business challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have been hoping for some relief from the…

New Jersey Law Prohibits COVID-19-Related Employment Discrimination

USA - April 8 2020 On March 20, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a new law meant to protect employees who take COVID-19-related leave. New Jersey Assembly…

Pennsylvania to Establish Small Business Loan Program for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

USA - March 27 2020 On March 25, 2020, Governor Tom Wolf announced a $60 million COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA), administered by the Pennsylvania…

COVID-19: New Jersey Updates as of March 22, 2020

USA - March 23 2020 On Saturday, March 21, 2020, Governor Murphy issued two additional Executive Orders. The Orders, Executive Order 107 and Executive Order 108 went…

Philadelphia Issues “Stay at Home” Order

USA - March 23 2020 On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Mayor Jim Kenney followed several large American cities and issued a “stay at home” Order for the City of Philadelphia…

Governor Wolf Issues “Stay at Home” Order for Seven Pennsylvania Counties

USA - March 23 2020 Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8:00 p.m., residents in Philadelphia, Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Monroe, and Montgomery counties are…

COVID-19: New York Updates as of March 22, 2020

USA - March 22 2020 On Saturday, March 21, 2020 Governor Cuomo signed Executive Order 202.9. The Order mandates that banks not granting a 90-day forbearance to persons…

Pennsylvania Businesses Ordered to Shut Down their Physical Operations If Not “Life Sustaining”

USA - March 20 2020 On Thursday, March 19, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ordered all Pennsylvania businesses that are not “life sustaining” to shut down physical…