Benefits of Providing Employees “Essential Services Letters”

March 30, 2020

State governors across the nation issued executive orders aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) at a torrid pace during the month of March. Although these “stay at home,” “shelter in place,” or “healthy at home” orders are not all identical, most of them require certain businesses to close their doors and wait for further order before re-opening. As a result, many employees are unable to go to work. In Kentucky, however on-site, residents employed in “Life-Sustaining Business,” and, in Indiana, those employed in “Essential Businesses and Operations,” are exempted under executive orders. Click here to read more.

Extension of Filing Deadlines by Supreme Court of Kentucky

March 23, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky issued an Order in response to Governor Beshear’s declaration of a State of Emergency earlier this month. This most recent Order follows the Order issued on March 13, 2020, which cancelled in-person appearances from March 16, 2020 to April 10, 2020. Click here to read the article.