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July 15, 2021

Iowa Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements for Employee Drug Testing

In two opinions filed on June 25, 2021, the Iowa Supreme Court clarified the state’s complex employee drug-testing requirements.

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July 15, 2021

Washington Becomes Second State to Issue Emergency Heat Standard

On July 9, 2021, Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries filed an emergency rule to increase protection for employees exposed to extreme heat at work.

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July 14, 2021

NY DOL Publishes its Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plan in Accordance With the NY HERO Act

The NY Department of Labor has published a series of documents including its Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Standard, a Model Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plan, and 11 industry-specific template plans.

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July 12, 2021

Employment Highlights from Oregon’s Active 2021 Legislative Session

June 2021 culminated in the elimination of COVID-19 restrictions in Oregon and significant changes to the state’s employment laws during the 2021 legislative session.

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July 12, 2021

Oregon OSHA Issues Temporary Heat Standard

On July 8, 2021, Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Oregon OSHA) adopted emergency Heat Illness Prevention rules to establish workplace heat safety requirements that apply when temperatures in a work area reach or exceed 80 degrees.

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June 29, 2021

Oregon Governor Brown Announces End of COVID-19 Restrictions

On June 25, 2021, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed an order lifting the vast majority of Oregon’s COVID-19 restrictions as of Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

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June 23, 2021

Santa Clara County Phases Out Vaccination Benchmarking Mandate

The Santa Clara County, California Health Officer issued an order in May that included a first-of-its-kind vaccination benchmarking mandate. On June 21, 2021, the Health Officer issued another order, phasing out that mandate due to high vaccination rates.

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June 21, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court of Appeal Upholds Jury’s $150,000 Punitive Damage Award Against Employer

In a recent case, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a jury’s $150,000 punitive damage award against an employer, where inadequate training and a supervisor's misconduct evidenced a company culture that did not sufficiently stress safety practices.

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June 21, 2021

Michigan Governor Announces State Will Open to Full Capacity June 22

In a tremendous move toward pre-pandemic standards, Governor Whitmer announced that beginning June 22, 2021 nearly all COVID related orders will be lifted and Michigan will resume all activities.

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June 17, 2021

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Passes Revised Emergency Standard Regulation for COVID-19

On June 17, 2021, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted and passed its latest set of proposed revisions to the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Regulation, which took effect per an executive order by Governor Newsom.

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