On November 10, 2020, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued an Agency Instruction creating a state emphasis program (SEP) to help ensure office workers are protected from COVID-19.
In a recent decision, the Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan considered whether an employee’s notice period should be calculated solely on her most recent years of service, or on the totality of her years of service.
To combat the rise in COVID-19 cases, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on November 15, 2020, issued a three-week Epidemic Order under the Public Health Code enhancing social distancing restrictions statewide.
On October 27, 2020, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal (BCHRT) released its decision regarding the last remaining issue remitted to it by the Court of Appeal in Suen v. Envirocon Environmental Services.
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.
On November 10, 2020, Colorado’s Division of Labor Standards and Statistics published the final Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order Number 37 (COMPS Order 37), which takes effect on January 1, 2021.