Coronavirus

4:13 PM, Feb 27, 2020

Actions

Michigan House under investigation for possible violation of COVID-19 workplace safety regulations

Democrats in Michigan seek to flip state House in 2018
Posted at 5:47 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 17:47:02-05

THE MICHIGAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IS BEING INVESTIGATED FOR POSSIBLY VIOLATING COVID-19 WORKPLACE SAFETY REGULATIONS. — The Michigan House of Representatives is being investigated for possibly violating COVID-19 workplace safety regulations.

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration has initiated an investigation based on an employee complaint.

The investigation comes after Rudy Giuliani tested positive for COVID-19. He appeared before Michigan's House Oversight Committee – without a mask – on Dec. 2, where he questioned his own witnesses, some of whom worked at TCF Center in Detroit during the Nov. 3 election.

It is unclear when exactly Giuliani tested positive or the details of his condition.

On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield said a staffer who works with several different members and committees has tested positive for COVID-19. Chatfield said the staffer had nothing to do with the hearing Giuliani appeared at on Dec. 2.

As a result, the Michigan House says it will no lnger be holding session or committee on Wednesday or Thursday.

MIOSHA says it cannot provide information on an open investigation. Typically, an investigation may take several weeks or months to complete.