Updates to Workers' Compensation Issues Raised by Coronavirus and New Emergency Rules for "First Responders"
As you know, Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently declared a State of Emergency on March 10, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The President declared a National Emergency on March 13, 2020. On March 18, 2020, the Director of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (“Director”), with the concurrence of the Governor, promulgated a first set of Emergency Rules pertaining to “first response employees.” For more on these updates from the Workers' Comp practice group, see here.
Categories: COVID-19 and Workers' Compensation
Mike devotes his practice to the representation of employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in workers' compensation matters throughout the state. He is the author of several published law review articles on workers' compensation topics, and he is a frequent lecturer on this topic.View All Posts by Author ›