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January 8, 2021

Canada: Toronto Employers Required to Take Additional Measures to Minimize Spread of COVID-19 in Workplaces

On January 4, 2021, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health issued Toronto Public Health Instructions for Workplaces in response to the continued rise of COVID-19 infections in Toronto and the need to reduce the spread.

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January 7, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Arbitrator Upholds Mandatory Employee COVID Testing

An arbitrator has rejected a grievance filed on behalf of Ontario retirement home employees challenging the reasonableness of a policy imposing bi-weekly COVID testing on all staff.

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January 5, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Arbitrator Upholds For-Cause Dismissal of Employee with COVID-19 Who Put Colleagues and Others at Risk

A labour arbitrator recently dismissed a grievance pertaining to the for-cause dismissal of a unionized employee who continued to work at an airport while awaiting COVID-19 test results.

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December 24, 2020

Colorado Confirms COVID-19 Triggers Public Health Emergency Leave Under the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act

Colorado employers must provide employees access to up to 80 hours of supplemental public health emergency paid sick leave as of January 1, 2021 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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December 23, 2020

District of Columbia Hits “Pause” and Continues Expansive COVID-19 Protection Measures

Beginning at 10 p.m. on December 23, 2020, Mayor Bowser has ordered a “holiday pause” on various activities in an effort to flatten the curve.

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December 22, 2020

New Jersey’s Legalization of Recreational Cannabis Use Includes Critical Employee Protections, But Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

The New Jersey Legislature on December 17, 2020 passed legislation removing marijuana as a Schedule I drug and legalizing personal use of cannabis for adults over the age of 21.

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December 21, 2020

Michigan Extends Its Ban on Indoor Gatherings While Reopening Casinos, Theaters, and Other Recreational Facilities

On December 18, 2020, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an emergency epidemic order rolling back some of the restrictions previously in place for Michigan businesses.

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December 21, 2020

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Holds Stakeholders Meeting on COVID-19 ETS

On December 18, 2020, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Standards Board) conducted a Stakeholders Meeting to address employer concerns about the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard.

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December 17, 2020

EEOC Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

On December 16, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued much-anticipated guidance to employers considering COVID-19 vaccination programs for their employees.

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December 15, 2020

California Health Department and Governor Issue Guidance and Executive Order Shortening Quarantine Requirements under Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

On December 14, 2020, the California Department of Health issued guidance shortening the quarantine period from 14 days to 10 days for asymptomatic “close contacts” of an infected individual, with or without testing.

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