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July 15, 2020

Fess Up or Pay Up: Travelers to New York From Restricted States Must Submit Report or Face Fines

On July 13, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced that all out-of-state travelers from restricted states must submit the “Traveler Health Form” upon arrival in New York.

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July 15, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Stage 3 Reopening Will Begin on July 17, 2020

Following the successful loosening of public health measures in Stage 1 and Stage 2 of Ontario’s reopening framework, beginning on Friday, July 17, 2020, Ontario will take a regional approach to entering Stage 3.

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July 15, 2020

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders, as of July 15, 2020

As businesses reopen, face coverings are likely to remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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July 15, 2020

Bouncing Back: A List of Statewide Return to Work Protocols

Government officials across the country are easing up on stringent business closures. The chart below provides links to reopening plans and orders that have been issued thus far, at the statewide level.

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July 15, 2020

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders, as of July 15, 2020

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, are becoming more common as states begin to reopen their economies. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

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July 14, 2020

Canadian-U.S. Border Closure Extended to August 21, 2020

Senior Canadian government officials have confirmed that Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the Canada-U.S. border closure until at least August 21, 2020.

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July 14, 2020

Bar on Online-Only Nonimmigrant Students Faces Court Scrutiny

Universities and states across the country have filed multiple lawsuits seeking to invalidate and enjoin implementation of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s new policy on online learning alternatives for nonimmigrant university students.

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July 14, 2020

Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador Court Holds Employers Must Conduct Individualized Assessments of Whether Medical Cannabis Users Can Safely Perform Their Jobs Without Undue Hardship

The Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador recently overturned the decision of the province’s Supreme Court, which addressed an employer’s obligation to accommodate medical cannabis use for workers in safety-sensitive positions.

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July 13, 2020

Long-Awaited Guidance on Illinois Department of Human Rights Employer Reporting Requirement Released

The Illinois Department of Human Rights has released guidance on new reporting requirements under the amended Illinois Human Rights Act.

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July 13, 2020

No Mask, No Service: Michigan Expands Face Covering Requirements

Michigan Governor Whitmer has issued an Executive Order requiring individuals to wear face masks covering their nose and mouth, and businesses to refuse to provide service to customers without face coverings.

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