Stay-at-Home Order Extended

and everything else happening in the Legislature this week

Governor extends the stay-at-home order

As a recommendation from the CDC, Governor Walz announced an executive order this week that will extend the current stay-at-home order in place. Minnesota will now practice and implement further social distancing measures until May 4, as opposed to the former end date of April 10.  Read more >>

Workers’ compensation for front line workers

Legislators passed a bill this week that will ensure health care workers, emergency responders, childcare workers, and other similarly situated critical employees have access to workers’ compensation benefits if they contract COVID-19 while working. Read more >>

2020 Legislature continues to meet to address needs of Minnesotans

The Minnesota Legislature will next meet in session on April 14 to take up legislation to provide insulin for uninsured Minnesotans with diabetes or those who can’t afford it, in addition to other potential priorities specific to the COVID-19 crisis. Read more >>

Week 9: Workers’ Compensation for First Responders & Health Care Workers