New York Issues Executive Order Requiring Employers to Provide Essential Workers with Face Masks
On April 13, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order (“EO”) 202.16, requiring employers to provide essential workers with face coverings to wear when in direct contact with customers or the public.
San Francisco, California is now one of five Bay Area counties requiring people to wear a face covering in public including Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo and Sonoma counties.
Walmart employees will be required to wear face masks starting Monday. They announced a new policy on Friday that will require all employees at its Walmart and Sam’s Club locations to wear a face mask starting Monday, April 20. The policy is being initiated to help slow the spread of Coronavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control upgraded its standards on face masks previously this month, suggesting that every person should currently wear one in public.
Rockford Mass Transit District in Illinois announced on Saturday that beginning Monday, all passengers will be required to wear a protective face mask due to the COVID-19 pandemic.