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May 22, 2021

OSHA Shifts Position on Recordability of Adverse Reactions from COVID-19 Vaccines

OSHA issued a new FAQ establishing that employers do not need to record adverse reactions from COVID-19 vaccines on their OSHA 300 Logs, at least through May of 2022.

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May 21, 2021

Beyond COVID-19: Washington SB 5115 Expands Workers’ Compensation Liability and Notice Requirements for Infectious Diseases

On May 11, 2021, Washington State enacted SB 5115, the Health Emergency Labor Standards Act (HELSA), which expands the workers’ compensation framework for infectious and contagious diseases and imposes new notice requirements on employers.

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May 21, 2021

Michigan Accelerates Path to Normalcy with Relaxation of Rules

On May 20, 2021, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an acceleration of the “Vacc to Normal” plan.

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May 21, 2021

British Columbia, Canada Bill Introducing Temporary COVID-19-Related Paid Leave and Permanent Paid Personal Illness or Injury Leave Receives Royal Assent

On May 11, 2021, British Columbia (BC) announced that it had introduced Bill 13, Employment Standards Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021 (Bill 13) for first reading. If passed, Bill 13 will amend the province’s Employment Standards Act to add two new leaves.

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May 21, 2021

Ontario, Canada Releases Three-Step Roadmap to Reopen

On May 20, 2021, Ontario released its long-awaited Roadmap to Reopen (Roadmap), a three-step plan to safely and gradually reopen the province and loosen certain public health restrictions.

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May 20, 2021

New York Adopts CDC Guidance For Fully Vaccinated Individuals, But Questions Remain

Effective May 19, 2021, New York State has adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s May 13 “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People” for most commercial operations and public settings.

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May 20, 2021

Have You Been Vaccinated? Santa Clara County, California Issues Health Order Requiring Employers to Ascertain Employees’ Vaccine Status

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, health officials in several Northern California counties were among the first to act, issuing orders addressing public health and safety.

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May 20, 2021

Some Canadian Provinces Provide Paid COVID-19 Vaccination Leave, Others Encourage Leave Through Reimbursement Programs

Employees in Canada who want to get vaccinated but lack a contractual or statutory right to paid time off to do so may be unable to afford the reduction in income that would ensue if they took time off work to get vaccinated.

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May 19, 2021

Los Angeles County Enacts Paid Vaccine Leave Ordinance

On May 18, 2021, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors enacted an urgency ordinance that, under certain circumstances, requires all private employers to provide paid leave so employees can receive COVID-19 vaccine injections.

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May 19, 2021

Quarantine and Isolation Orders in Puerto Rico’s Executive Orders from March 2020 to April 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and as new information has become available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local governments have continuously revised their isolation and quarantine requirements and recommendations.

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