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Opening Up To the New Normal

USA - April 13 2021 With COVID-19 cases falling and vaccination rates increasing, the County of Los Angeles is updating guidance for reopening the economy. Effective…

California Mulls More Job Killer Bills, Major Tax Hikes

USA - April 13 2021 Last week, New York announced new tax increases which will subject certain of its residents to higher personal income tax rates than even…

PAGA Has Failed Californians - Unless You’re A Plaintiff’s Lawyer That is

USA - April 8 2021 We have long reported about that modern marvel of well-intentioned legislation gone awry known as the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) - and we…

One More for Good Measure: Another Round of Mandatory Vaccination Guidelines

USA - March 30 2021 The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) recently updated its Guide to COVID-19 Related Frequently Asked Questions to include wage and…

Ah, It’s Bill Passing Season in California again - and No Employer is Safe!

USA - March 29 2021 It’s springtime in California! And even as the swallows return to San Juan Capistrano, the California legislature is busy, busy, busy passing…

Statewide Supplemental Paid COVID-19 Sick Leave Resuscitated, Expanded, and Retroactive Back to January 1, 2021

USA - March 22 2021 On Thursday, March 18, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 95 (“SB 95”) which will provide statewide supplemental paid COVID-19 sick leave…

March 2021 California Employment Law Notes

USA - March 19 2021 We invite you to review our newly-posted March 2021 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant…

You Get a Shot, and You Get a Shot! California Paves the Way for Mandatory Vaccination Policies

USA - March 18 2021 Weeks after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) weighed in, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”)…

Keeping it Local to Extend COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

USA - March 12 2021 California’s supplemental paid COVID-19 sick leave (covered here) expired on December 31, 2020. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)…

Chamber of Commerce Urges California to Ease Restrictions on Employers

USA - March 4 2021 The California Chamber of Commerce and nearly 200 other organizations joined in a January 13 letter to the Governor and the leadership of the state…