With regulations and policies varying by state and region, we will share relevant policies and information that affect a number of our member companies. Continue to monitor your state regulations and essential worker policies for breaking news.
Michigan: Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an order amending and extending the Stay at Home Order until May 28.
California: The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors will meet May 12 to hear the introductions of 2 ordinances amending Title 8 of the County Code concerning Business and Wage regulations, establishing a right of recall for janitorial, maintenance, security service, and hospitality workers who are laid off as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency, and establishing legal protections for those workers to be retained when specified businesses change ownership or control.
Louisiana: The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing May 12 regarding SB 435, which adds liability immunities for actions taken by employees of the state, political subdivision, other state agencies, employees, or representatives of any of them during declared states of emergency.
New Jersey: The Department of Labor and Workforce Development will accept comments until May 15 regarding a proposed new rule concerning complainant or witness confidentiality when reporting violations of wage and labor rules or statutes.