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.
On November 10, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) issued its final Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) Rules implementing Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2021.
On November 11, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill amending the NY WARN Act by substantially expanding the list of governmental entities that must receive advance notice of a WARN-triggering event.