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February 10, 2021

Ontario, Canada Moves to Regional Approach for Stay-at-Home Orders

On February 8, 2021, Ontario issued a news release announcing that it would be moving to a regional approach regarding its COVID-19 response.

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January 29, 2021

Seattle Implements Hazard Pay for Grocery Employees

On January 25, 2021, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance requiring hazard pay for certain grocery business employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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January 28, 2021

New Administration Pushes for $15 Minimum Wage

In numerous ways, the Biden administration has made clear that increasing the minimum wage to $15 is a top priority of the new administration.

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January 21, 2021

DOL Issues Opinion Letter Regarding Independent Contractor Status of Food Product Manufacturers’ Distributors

The DOL recently issued a letter responding to a food manufacturer’s request for an opinion on whether certain distributors of the manufacturer’s perishable products are employees or independent contractors under the FLSA.

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January 20, 2021

DOL Opens the Door for Staffing Firms to Exempt Workers from Overtime as “Retail or Service Establishments”

On the last full day of the Trump administration, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) clarified that staffing firms can qualify as “retail or service establishments” under FLSA section 7(i).

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January 13, 2021

Ontario, Canada Declares Provincial Emergency and Imposes Stay-at-Home Order

On January 12, 2021, the Office of the Premier of Ontario announced a second state of emergency was being declared along with a new stay-at-home order.

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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 18, 2020

2021 Brings Changes to New York’s Wage and Hour Laws

While most people will not be sad to leave 2020 behind, employers across much of New York State will see an increase to their labor costs in 2021, even though much of the state is navigating recession-like conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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December 10, 2020

Virginia Imposes New COVID-Related Restrictions on Individuals and Businesses

In the face of rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, on December 10, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 72, imposing new restrictions on individuals and businesses in the Commonwealth.

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December 7, 2020

Los Angeles County Adopts “Public Health Council” Ordinance

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a program allowing third-party organizations in the food, apparel manufacturing, warehousing and storage, and restaurant sectors to create “Public Health Councils.”

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