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Cal/OSHA Adopts Revised and Restrictive COVID-19 ETS

USA - December 16 2021 On December 16, 2021, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board voted to readopt the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) with changes…

Masking Up for the Holidays

USA - December 15 2021 Starting today, December 15, 2021, Californians must again mask up in public indoor spaces, regardless of their vaccination status…

Omicron Is Coming to Town: Protecting Employers From Fa-La-La-Liability

USA - December 15 2021 With the latest coronavirus variant, Omicron, detected and increasing in California, many companies may be questioning their plans…

I Left My Mask In San Francisco—For Fully Vaccinated Workplaces

USA - October 20 2021 On October 13, 2021, the San Francisco Department of Public Health issued a revised COVID-19 public health order. Of interest to…

New Restrictions in Settlement and Severance Agreements Headline Governor Newsom’s Final 2021 Legislative Approvals

USA - October 11 2021 On Saturday, October 9, 2021 Governor Newsom signed the last of 2021’s pending employment-related bills, including a bill imposing…

City of Los Angeles Approves Broad COVID-19 Vaccine Verification Mandate For Public Places

USA - October 7 2021 On October 6, 2021, the City Council of Los Angeles approved, and Mayor Garcetti signed, an ordinance that will require patrons to…

Governor Signs Garment Manufacturer, Wage Theft, and Other Employment-Related Bills

USA - September 29 2021 On Monday, September 27, Governor Newsom signed a number of employment-related bills, including bills aimed at combatting wage…

Warehouse Quota Bill Signed, Agricultural Worker Card Check Bill Vetoed

USA - September 23 2021 Governor Gavin Newsom has approved AB 701, which will impose notice and other requirements on employers of employees subject to…

From VIP Lists to Vaccine Cards: Expanding Vaccination Requirements

USA - August 17 2021 On August 12, 2021, the City and County of San Francisco issued an order requiring certain businesses offering food services or…

Health Care Workers In a World of Pure Vaccination

USA - August 6 2021 On August 5, 2021, California’s Public Health Department ordered “health care” workers to provide proof that they received their…