The gist: All 1,263 employees at Stuller Inc.’s global headquarters on Rue Louis XIV are being sent home today at 5 p.m. as a result of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ “stay at home” order announced Sunday, according to founder Matt Stuller. Employees will continue to be paid and receive full benefits through April 12, the order’s expiration date.
The gist: In an emergency press conference called today, John Bel Edwards pulled the trigger on the awaited, “Stay at Home” order that several other states enacted. According to the order, which will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 23, all non-essential businesses will close to the public.