Showing 4 posts from 2021.
Today, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) released updated COVID-19 Emergency Rules that effectively eliminated the requirement for most employers to implement entrance screening, mask mandates, and social distancing requirements in the workplace. The new rules contain two key provisions: Read More ›
Yesterday, following CDC recommendations and guidance from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) revised its COVID-19 Emergency Rules. The rules will remain in effect until October 14, 2021. Read More ›
As of this afternoon, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 has passed both houses of the U.S. Congress and now moves to President Biden’s desk. Among several economic and healthcare related appropriations, the Act addresses employee leave related to COVID-19. Under the Act, the leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) are extended on a voluntary basis through September 30, 2021. Read More ›
Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its Compliance Manual on Religious Discrimination, which addresses Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964’s prohibition against religious discrimination in the workplace. Read More ›