Be Prepared for NJ Business Restrictions Going Into Effect on April 10, 2020, at 8PM

April 9, 2020

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Be Prepared for NJ Business Restrictions Going Into Effect on April 10, 2020, at 8PM

The recent NJ Executive Orders have made it confusing to understand who can work and how they can work. This NJ state issued summary simplifies the recent directives that will be in effect starting Friday, April 10, 2020 at 8PM. Please refer to this link to assist you in practicing within the confines of the order. 


AIA New Jersey President Steven B. Lazarus, AIA

Regarding this executive order, our president, Steven B. Lazarus, AIA, issued the following statement, which was also quoted in Engineering News Record: 

The architectural design and building construction sector of the New Jersey economy is significant. Restrictions on construction can have far reaching economic and social consequences.

AIA New Jersey supports Governor Murphy’s executive order regarding non-essential construction projects. The Governor’s carefully crafted executive order balances the importance of construction activity with the severe public health emergency of the Covid-19 pandemic.  AIA New Jersey supports policies that will protect the health, safety and welfare of the public.  The safe return of a healthy public and a normal building design and construction economy is in the best interest of New Jersey.  AIA New Jersey believes this executive action will facilitate the public health emergency to safely conclude as soon as possible.

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