Worker Protection Order

On April 7, 2020, Mayor Eric Garcetti doubled down his efforts to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus in the workplace by issuing the Worker Protection Order (the “Order”).  The Order applies to all workers who work at businesses or perform services that are exempt under certain subsections of Paragraph 5(vii) of the City of Los Angeles Safer At Home Emergency Order (“Covered Businesses”).  The Order comes on the heels of the pandemic’s single deadliest day in this country – nearly 2,000 recorded deaths.
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