As employers adjust to work-from-home requirements, new liabilities can arise that human resources managers have not traditionally had to consider.
In March 2020, the FBI conducted around 3.7 million background checks, more than in any single month since the NICS system was established in 1998.
"We're working seven days a week, 12 hours a day, just to keep up with the public at the door," one gun-store owner told Newsweek.
Forty-two states plus the District of Columbia have thus far enacted measures to close businesses deemed nonessential.
"This is not a generational public health crisis, rather it is a crisis of a magnitude no generation living today has ever seen," Dr. Ross MacDonald wrote.
Any number of transgressions, from further criminal acts to simple oversights, can land an individual serving parole back in prison.
Around 25 states have taken steps to limit or shutter operations at all non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly half of Americans think a recession will occur due to the outbreak. Jobless claims have already skyrocketed to unprecedented levels at an unimaginable pace.
"There is a constitutional right at issue, and the question is whether states need to have carveouts for those constitutionally protected activities when they issue blanket orders," one legal expert said.
The Pentagon has announced its first case, a Marine stationed at the department's headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.
Industry players have expressed concerns that reorganizing international supply chains amid a global pandemic could do more harm than good.
While the administration has in the past claimed that testing was available to anyone who needed it, this assertion has not been borne out in reality.
According to a statement provided to Newsweek, "Salary adjustments announced today apply to all levels of the organization."
"This is a banana republic, is what you're turning this place into with your so-called leadership," Commissioner Omari Hardy shouted at the city's mayor.
The city is also advising residents to "have sex with people close to" them, especially during periods of quarantine and social distancing.
Fifty-four percent of workers said that if the virus caused them to miss work for two weeks, they would no longer get paid.
In response to the news, some have called for an outright prohibition on stock ownership by members of Congress.
However, marshaling Creedmoor Psychiatric Center's extensive resources may not be feasible on a rapid time-scale, even with significant preparations.
A run on gun stores during times of crisis is not a new phenomenon, but dealers told Newsweek that there was something unique about the current pandemonium.
In about 45 days, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus is projected to hit its peak in the state, straining the health care system's capacity.
Early Wednesday morning, a Sanders spokesman said they would "assess the campaign" after Biden swept the primary elections.
There are affirmative steps consumers can take to cancel or modify their pre-existing membership agreements with gyms because of the coronavirus.
In recent days, the former vice president has appeared to make overtures to the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
"My hope is that this delay will allow us to have a normal election," said Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams.
She was born in Hammonton, New Jersey, and raised along with four sisters in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.
"The number of positive cases is more a function of the number of tests we're taking," Cuomo warned.
New York now has 524 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, which has recently resulted in its first death, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.
"We will overcome the threat of the virus," Trump said in a Rose Garden ceremony at the White House.
"There are no guarantees in the law generally, but there are certainly no guarantees in the gun laws here," one attorney said. "Being a gun owner in New Jersey is fraught with risk."