On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”), which included the newest federal COVID-19 relief legislation. Although the Act focuses on a number of items, including financial relief for individuals and businesses, there are several sections that affect employers.
On July 30, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tony Evers issued Executive Order #82, declaring a Public Health Emergency in Wisconsin, and Executive Order #1, via the Wisconsin COVID-19 Coronavirus Information website. In Executive Order #1, every Wisconsin resident aged 5 or older i