A handful of governors say they’re ready to reopen their states for business in the coming weeks, while many more states’ shelter-in-place orders are set to expire at the beginning of May. But even if certain jurisdictions give businesses the green light to reopen, law firms, which have largely shifted to remote work during the last two months, say they’re not planning to get everyone back in the office quite yet.
States are already planning to reopen their economies in waves. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said the state would reopen gyms, barber shops, tattoo parlors, and elective surgery on April 24, with other businesses to follow. Also on Friday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will reopen retailers for to-go business and may allow restaurants and bars to reopen on April 27 with social distancing.
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