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New CDC Face Covering Guidance & What It Means for California Workplaces

USA - May 14 2021 On May 13th, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) updated its guidance for fully vaccinated individuals. The new guidance identified circumstances in…

As California Targets June Reopening Cal/OSHA Considers Updating COVID-19 Standards

USA - May 12 2021 On May 20th, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board will consider changes to COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”). The proposed changes would still…

Ask a Litigator: What Can Be Included in a Settlement Agreement?

USA - May 12 2021 An effective settlement agreement memorializes the resolution of a dispute between a claimant-employee and a business, provides the parties with a…

Without Much Ado, Cal OSHA Updates Guidance Regarding Vaccinated Individuals

USA - May 11 2021 As the federal government and State of California adjusted their COVID-19 guidance for vaccinated individuals, Cal OSHA remained silent on how…

California’s Paid Family Leave Program - What Employers Need to Know

USA - May 6 2021 Recently, the Biden administration announced plans for a federal paid family leave program - something that has been available to California…

9th Circuit Permits Enforcement of AB 5 Against Interstate Motor Carriers

USA - April 28 2021 In 2020, a California district court granted a preliminary injunction to prevent enforcement of Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”) against motor carriers…

Coming Soon: Revisions to Cal OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Anticipated by June 2021

USA - April 27 2021 In November 2020, Cal OSHA passed the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). Currently, the Standards are set to expire on October 2, 2021. As…

Employers Receive Clarification From California Labor Commissioner Through Updated FAQs regarding 2021 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

USA - April 23 2021 The COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave statute was signed into law a month ago and, despite a FAQ issued by the California Labor Commissioner…

Starting Compensation and Pay Equity in California

USA - April 21 2021 As California moves toward a tentative reopening date of June 15, employers may be considering bulking up their workforce again. If hiring new…

Statewide Right of Recall Bill Signed by Governor Newsom

USA - April 16 2021 The Governor has signed Senate Bill 93, which would require that covered employers offer employees laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic available…