As Governor Lujan Grisham slowly lifts the restrictions hampering businesses across the state, and operators open their doors to customers again, some fear a potential legal minefield awaits them. Proposed legislation to protect employers in the wake of COVID-19 has not materialized, and some employers are rightly concerned about the vague language of official reopening guidelines.
Legal experts believe that congress and individual states will eventually take action to provide some sort of liability protection, including a fund that victims can file claims against. But until that becomes a reality, employers are moving forward without precedent. Read more HERE.