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Michigan Continues to Gradually Reopen Economy

Consistent with her goal to gradually reopen businesses in the state while continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued Executive Orders (EOs) 2020-96 and 2020-97 to permit additional businesses to resume operations if they meet certain, substantial requirements.

Michigan Sets Forth Additional Requirements for Businesses that Reopen as the State Restarts Select Operations in Northern Michigan

On May 19, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued two Executive Orders. The first Executive Order establishes requirements for previously idled businesses as they reopen in the state. While many of the previous operational and safety requirements established in Governor Whitmer’s most recent extension of the Stay Home, Stay Safe Order remain in effect, this Order includes new mandates, such as daily self-screening protocols (including a questionnaire), designation of a COVID-19 control supervisor, distancing and sanitation duties, as well as other requirements.

Michigan Extends ‘Stay Home’ Order, but Allows Manufacturing to Resume

Consistent with her goal to gradually reopen businesses in the state while continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order (EO) 2020-77 permits some businesses to resume operations if they meet certain, substantial requirements and provides that the “Stay Home” Order will remain in effect until May 28, 2020.

Michigan Extends “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order Through May 28, 2020, While Announcing a Phased Reopening of Businesses with the Manufacturing Sector Next to Open

On May 7, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-77, extending her April 3, 2020 Stay Home, Stay Safe Order through May 28, 2020, while setting forth a plan to reopen the state in phases as part of the Michigan Safe Start Plan (SSP). The latest Order permits additional workers to resume operations immediately and establishes requirements regarding the May 11, 2020 reopening of manufacturing operations.

Gardeners, Golfers, and Boaters Rejoice! Michigan Extends “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order but Provides for the Reopening of Certain Businesses and Recreational Activities

On April 24, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order extending her April 3, 2020 Stay Home, Stay Safe Order through May 15, 2020, while providing rules for certain businesses permitted to resume operations. The Order also permits Michigan residents to leave their home or place of residence for boating, golfing, as well as other recreational activities. Other than the face covering requirements outlined below, which go into effect on April 27, 2020, the remainder of the Order takes effect immediately.

Michigan: Gradual Reopening of Businesses

To gradually reopen businesses in the state while continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order (EO) 2020-59 would permit some businesses to resume operations if they meet certain, substantial requirements.

Michigan Extends “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order with Additional Restrictions on Retail Businesses

NOTE: Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, with new governmental measures each day, employers should consult with counsel for the latest developments and updated guidance on this topic.

Michigan Provides Enforcement Guidance on State’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order

Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21—the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order—and various county emergency orders issued in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have raised numerous questions regarding their interpretation and enforcement. State leaders in public health, state directors, and the attorney general have commented upon enforcement or issued orders of their own. This article highlights the existing information about this fast-developing issue.

Michigan Governor Expands COVID-19 Paid Medical Leave Rights and Anti-Retaliation Protections

On April 3, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order (EO) 2020-36, which expands the protections of Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act until the end of the declared state of emergency and prohibits retaliation against workers who are particularly at risk of infecting others in the workplace.

Michigan Issues Executive Order Extending Retaliation Protections Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

On April 3, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order prohibiting employers from discharging, disciplining, or otherwise retaliating against an employee for staying home from work because the employee tests positive for COVID-19, displays principal symptoms of COVID-19, or has had close contact with an individual who has tested positive or has symptoms. The Order takes effect immediately and continues until the end of Michigan’s declared states of emergency and disaster.
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