COVID-19 State and Local Updates
Updated May 27 @ 9:00 AM
- Montana: Phase 2 will commence on June 1st. See the full re-opening plan (PDF) here.
- New Jersey: More guidance for businesses here.
- New Mexico: Safe Practices for Individuals and Businesses (PDF)
- Texas: find the checklist for opening manufacturing (PDF) here.
- District of Columbia: extended their stay at home order until June 8
Updated May 26 @ 2:30 PM
- Michigan: Safety Workplace Regulation Guidance via Executive Order 2020-91 and Executive Order 2020-92
Updated May 21 @ 9:20 AM
- California: City of Los Angeles recently enacted an ordinance requiring employers in certain industries that generated more than $5 million in business in 2019 to rehire laid-off workers before they can hire any new employees.
- Oregon: Employers in certain businesses must require employees, contractors, and volunteers to wear a mask, face covering. See details here (PDF).
Updated May 20 @ 9:00 AM
- St. Louis City issued Order #8 (PDF) adopting Phase 1 (PDF) of a re-opening plan with specific guidance for each industry.
Updated May 19 @ 9:10 AM
- California just released: Interim Guidance for General Industry to reopen Safely
- New York added: Guidelines to re-open safely.
- Minnesota added: Executive Order 20-56 (PDF) addressing safely returning to work and allowing more businesses to reopen on May 17th. Executive Order 20-54 (PDF) addressing protecting workers from unsafe working conditions.
- Illinois released: Restore Illinois: the 5-Phase plan to re-open the economy.
- Arizona: Executive Order 2020-36 (PDF) requires all Arizona employers to develop, establish, and implement policies based on guidance from the CDC, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS).
Updated May 11 @ 9:30 AM
- Michigan extended its Expiration Date to May 28.
Updated April 30 @ 10:50 AM
What you need to know today:
States are starting to reopen. By the end of the first week of May, almost 31 states will have started to reopen non-essential businesses. It is important that when you do reopen, you follow any and all state specific requirements, including social distancing in the workplace, use of face masks, as well as sanitation guidelines. The most up to date listing of the expiration dates for state shelter in place orders can be found here:
Marcia Kinter is the Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs at PRINTING United Alliance. Ms. Kinter oversees the development of resources for the Association addressing environmental, safety & health, and sustainability issues. She represents the printing industry, as well as their associated supplier base, before federal and state regulatory agencies on environmental, safety and other government issues directly impacting the printing industry.
In 2008, Kinter, in conjunction with colleagues from other printing trade associations, was instrumental in launching the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership program. The SGP Program is a registry system for printing facilities that includes third party verification. The program successfully launched as an independent organization in August 2008.
Kinter is a member of and serves as Secretary for the Academy of Screen Printing Technology. In 2001, Kinter received the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award for significant advancement of environmental awareness in the graphic arts industry.
Before joining PRINTING United Alliance, Kinter worked for The American Waterways Operators, Inc., the national association for the barge and towing industry.
She holds bachelor’s degree in urban planning from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a master’s degree in public administration from George Mason University.