Nearly a year after the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders argue they know how to work in-person safely.
On Thursday, newly formed business coalition Reopen Michigan Safely called on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to allow the return of office work by April. 14, the day the Michigan Occupational Safety and Administration (MIOSHA) emergency rules prohibiting most in-person work expire.
The coalition is comprised of eight state and local Michigan Chambers of Commerce.
“It is time to safely reopen Michigan for business,” Michigan Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Rich Studley said.
Studley cited widespread