Gov. Whitmer Signs Exectutive Order Protecting Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an Executive Order stopping employers from retaliating against an employee who must stay home due to COVID-19.
Executive Order 2020-36 prohibits all employers from discharging, disciplining, or otherwise retaliating against an employee for staying home from work if they or one of their close contacts tests positive for COVID-19 or has symptoms of the disease.
This executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in place until the end of the governor’s declared emergency.