When MIOSHA put their COVID-19 emergency workplace safety rules in place last October, they said these rules were to help stop the spread of the virus and keep workers safe. Now, the governor and MIOSHA are trying to make their COVID-19 emergency rules permanent.
Over the past year, thousands of Michigan businesses have permanently closed their doors and thousands of jobs have been lost for good. Making these temporary workplace rules permanent even after the virus is gone will be a tremendous burden for those businesses who managed to survive. Michigan workers and job providers deserve better.
Make your voice heard and speak up against Gov. Whitmer’s endless emergency! The information you provide below will be sent directly to the department on your behalf as public comment.
Under the proposed rules, job providers and workers would have to adhere to many emergency workplace rules permanently. Read the full list of proposed rules here.
Michigan residents turned to the unemployment lines seeking help after the governor’s emergency rules forced them out of work during the pandemic. People used their unemployment assistance as a lifeline to stay ahead of bills and keep food on the table for their families. Now, the state’s already defected Unemployment Insurance Agency has said it made yet another costly mistake and telling the people of Michigan it’s their problem. Residents may be forced to return the money they’ve already spent at no fault of their own.
House Republicans understand that our children are our future. That’s why we proudly passed a bipartisan K-12 budget that invests 17.1 billion dollars in our classrooms. We were able to reach this historic level of funding thanks to two initiatives lead by House Republicans: Closing the state’s per pupil gap, and appropriating additional federal dollars […]
The Michigan Secretary of State has had no walk-in appointments since March 2020. The people of Michigan are returning back to normal but the SOS is not. State Bureaucracy isn’t listening to you but House Republicans are. Are you having problems getting an appointment? Share your story below. The information you provide will be sent […]