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New Legislation Makes Procedural Changes to DFEH Enforcement and Expands Employer Record Retention Requirements

USA - September 23 2021 On September 23, 2021, California’s Governor signed Senate Bill 807 (SB 807), which makes procedural modifications to how the Department of Fair…

What’s Next with Cal/OSHA and COVID-19 Standards?

USA - September 22 2021 For now, California employers are beholden to state and local COVID-19 requirements as well as Cal/OSHA’s infamous COVID-19 Emergency Temporary…

California Passes Legislation Regarding Job Performance Quotas for Large Warehouse Facilities

USA - September 22 2021 On September 22, 2021, California’s Governor signed Assembly Bill 701 (AB 701) which regulates the use of quotas at warehouse distribution centers in…

Compensation Considerations and Wildfires

USA - September 20 2021 Employers may understand the workplace safety concerns surrounding wildfires, but there are other employment issues that employers should consider in…

California Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements

USA - September 17 2021 After the announcement of President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan, employers across the country, including California started to consider how to…

California Court of Appeal Holds Courts Have Authority to Ensure that PAGA Claims Are Manageable

USA - September 15 2021 While California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) is often compared to class actions, many of the rules and regulations governing class actions…

California Fair Pay to Play Act To Become Effective September 1, 2021

USA - September 1 2021 On August 31, 2021, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 26 (SB 26) which makes the provisions of the Fair Pay to Play Act (The Act) operative…

Cal/OSHA Wildfire Safety Requirements Apply to More Than Outdoor Worksites

USA - August 31 2021 Historically, California has experienced the most destructive wildfires in the months of September and October. As we head into those months…

California Face Covering and Vaccine Requirement Round-Up

USA - August 30 2021 In June, with much fanfare, California announced it was reopening and lifting many of the COVID-19 restrictions that had been in place through state…

Don’t Forget About New Moms: Lactation Accommodations as Employees Return to Work

USA - August 27 2021 As working new moms return to the workplace, employers need to remember pre-pandemic workplace requirements, such as lactation accommodations. At the…