D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District would move into Phase Two of its reopening on June 22, 2020. Maryland has also expanded Stage Two of its reopening plan. At this point, every jurisdiction in the "DMV" has broadened their reopening.
New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut issued a joint incoming travel advisory, effective June 25, 2020, requiring all individuals—including Tristate Area residents—to self-quarantine for 14 days when arriving from an “impacted state.”
On June 24, 2020, the federal government published regulations that federally-regulated employers must follow to investigate, record, report, prevent and provide training with respect to work place harassment and violence, including sexual harassment.
On June 26, 2020, Governor Abbott issued an order re-imposing restrictions on certain businesses and services, a day after he announced a pause on future reopening steps. He has instituted several recent measures in an effort to contain COVID-19's spread.
The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of a lawsuit alleging a violation of the drug testing statute brought against an employer that terminated an employee for refusing to submit to a reasonable grounds drug test.
San Diego County employers that scrambled to find thermometers to comply with the county’s prior health order (which was then superseded) learned that their efforts were not in vain, as the county revived its temperature check requirement on June 16.
On June 16, 2020, Ontario released a Guide to help employers satisfy their responsibilities under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect workers from contracting COVID-19.
The Venezuelan government has extended its State of Alert to July 11, 2020 and published biosecurity standards for businesses that are permitted to reopen. The standards require face coverings, social distancing, disinfection and other protocols for the w