Is Maryland Going to be the Next State to Enact COVID-19 Workplace Standards?
Maryland may soon join Virginia and D.C. in establishing COVID-19 workplace safety requirements. The state’s House of Delegates and Senate recently passed the Maryland Essential Workers’ Protection Act, and it is awaiting approval from Governor Larry Hogan (even if Governor Hogan vetoes the Act, the legislature has the votes to override any such veto).
Under the new Act, each essential employer* must take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency.
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