Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Directing Employers to Create Policies

April 15, 2022

In an effort to limit and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Governor Ducey issued Executive Order 2020-36 directing employers to develop, establish and implement policies based on guidance from the CDC, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and ADHS. The policies should include the following: 

a. Promoting healthy hygiene practices;

b. Intensifying cleaning, disinfection and ventilation practices;

c. Monitoring for sickness;

d. Ensuring physical distancing;

e. Providing necessary protective equipment;

f. Allowing for and encouraging teleworking where feasible;

g. Providing plans, where possible, to return to work in phases; and

h. Limiting the congregation of groups of no more than 10 persons when feasible and in relation to the size of the location.

- updated May 12, 2020