Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo

Follow

New California Law Protects Workers from Indoor Heat Exposure

October 20 2016 Governor Brown recently signed SB 1167, which goes into effect on January 1, 2017. The new law directs Cal/OSHA to draft and propose heat illness and…

What You Need to Know About the AB 5 “Business-to-Business” Exemption

October 24 2019 California Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”), which codified significant changes to the test for independent contractor status, has caused substantial…

California Landlord-Tenant Law is Crawling with New Statutes About Bed Bugs

March 1 2017 Although bed bugs are small and do not transmit diseases, they can cause giant problems. Their bites can cause severe allergic reactions and secondary…

Are you Properly Classifying your Caddie? Avoid Pitfalls in Caddie Misclassification

January 12 2018 A common and reoccurring problem that private clubs encounter is the proper classification of caddies and other club workers. Clubs often classify…

Live Streaming - Legal Issues for the School or Community College

June 6 2018 How could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream? — Percy Bysshe Shelley Streaming school or college events live over the Internet allows anyone in…

Cal/OSHA Issues New Guidance For Vaccinated Employees

May 12 2021 On May 3, 2021, the California Department of Public Health issued guidance that fully vaccinated people do not need to quarantine if they are…

Technology Beyond the Classroom: Engaging Parents with More Flexibility and Support

May 5 2021 Last month, the EdLawConnect Blog discussed the increased inequities faced by students and communities as a result of distance learning. While access…

Department of Labor Publishes New Model COBRA Forms and FAQ Related to American Rescue Plan Act Subsidies

April 20 2021 On April 7, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) published new model COBRA notice forms as a result of the recent COBRA subsidy program created by the…

California Supreme Court Issues Groundbreaking Decision Applying Prevailing Wages to Non-Construction Work for Sanitation District

April 15 2021 On March 29, 2021, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling involving the State’s prevailing wage law, holding for the first time that…

American Rescue Plan Act May Permit Public Education Employers to Claim Tax Credits for SB 95 Paid COVID Leave In 2021

April 15 2021 On March 19, 2021, the Governor signed SB 95, requiring California employers to provide employees with up to 80 hours of paid leave for specified…