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December 4, 2020

Michigan Issues COVID-19 Standard After Court Scraps Executive Orders

October 20, 2020 at 6:16 PM
Michigan has enacted the second binding set of state-issued workplace standards in the United States for COVID-19 after the state’s high court struck down Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) executive orders aimed at curbing the pandemic, with the new rule setting broad mandates for employers as well as sector-specific requirements. Issuance of the rule further highlights a split emerging between some states and the federal OSHA, which is basing its pandemic response on enforcement of existing workplace safety rules applicable to...

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