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Coronavirus response a ‘vast experiment’ that’s changing U.S. workplaces

By Edward Lempien March 17, 2020 While health leaders and policymakers race to limit the spread of COVID-19, the emerging crisis is having a dramatic impact on millions of healthy Americans — in restaurants, offices, taxicabs, classrooms and other places where they work. Just yesterday, six counties in the San Francisco Bay Area issued a shelter-in-place order, effectively closing all non-essential enterprises. In the Bay Area and beyond, employees are being assigned to work remotely, using technology to stay connected to their work and co-workers. But others — in restaurants and service industries, for example — have to be on the ...