On June 7, 2020, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) released guidelines for businesses allowed to reopen during Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan.
As San Diego County, California employers scrambled to find thermometers to comply with the county health order temperature check requirement, the county did an about-face on its employee health screening directives.
As more businesses reopen across the country, it is time to come together (virtually) to discuss an additional challenge some employers might face in the coming weeks: an increased minimum wage obligation for non-exempt employees.
On May 28, 2020, Governor J.B. Pritzker, in conjunction with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), issued industry-specific Return to Work toolkits and training requirements.
On June 1, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order moving the entire state of Michigan to Stage 4 of the Michigan Safe Start Plan and setting the stage for most businesses to resume operations.
Last week, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser moved DC to Phase One of its plan for reopening following COVID-19 closures. Likewise, as of June 1, 2020, all jurisdictions in Maryland have entered the first stage of the state’s reopening plan.