Tania Mistretta discusses COVID-19 health and safety issues in education settings and other related legal considerations in “Back to School! COVID-19 Issues to Consider,” broadcast by the PLUS Blog Podcast.
Archives for September 29, 2021
Michael Lotito weighs in on a massive spending proposal that includes below-the-radar provisions that would make it easier for workers to form unions.
I’m swamped today, so of course, I had to scroll through the Legal Advice subreddit and came across this:
I was on a ride along with a cop. The officer made a traffic stop, gave the driver a ticket, and the driver is now trying to fight the ticket in
Read more about the new laws affecting employers in California.
New Legislation Signed Regarding Wage Theft Expansion for CFRA Leave to Include Parents-in-Law and Modifications to DFEH Mediation Program Changes to Wage Law for the Garment Manufacturing Industry California Expands Cal/OSHA’s Citation Authority California Expands PPE Stockpile and Employee Training
Plus, time is running out to keep the government running, the upcoming deadlines explained, Pfizer seeks approval for young kids, and more.
The Biden administration on Monday said it is backing a bill that could give millions of new mothers more workplace rights when they pump breast milk.
Earlier this month, President Biden announced a number of workplace COVID-19 vaccination mandates in a far-reaching attempt to boost the country’s vaccination rates.
Hundreds of sought-after nurses are leaving some U.S. hospitals that have established vaccine requirements for all employees, involving some protests and legal opposition. But most workers, especially at large hospital chains, appear to be complying with the policies.
The Governor has signed Assembly Bill 1506 (AB 1506) which extends the existing exemption for three more years for newspaper distributors and carriers from the “ABC Test” under Dynamex and Assembly Bill 5. The bill takes into account the reality that newspaper carriers often work for more than one newspaper,
Are you wondering about the CPRA’s enforcement framework and enforcement risk? California is about to launch the first-ever U.S. administrative agency dedicated exclusively to enforcing a privacy law and conducting compliance audits. Is your organization prepared? In this podcast, Littler’s Privacy Practice Group Co-Chair, Philip Gordon explains the CPRA’s
Current law authorizes employers to pay less than minimum wage for employees with physical or mental disabilities under a subminimum wage certificate program.
California’s Governor has signed Senate Bill 639 (SB 639) which requires the development of a plan to phase out the use of this program. Under SB 639,
United Airlines is touting the success of its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, saying that more than 99% of its U.S.-based employees have met the company’s requirement to get vaccinated, or have applied for a religious or medical exemption.
As offices debate the merits and logistics of reopening, a parallel sphere of workers like Peter Naughton, a Walmart cashier, seem to inhabit another world. Often their jobs just got really hard
On September 27, 2021, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 646 (SB 646), which limits janitorial employees represented by a labor organization and covered by a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) in effect before July 1, 2028, from filing suit under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (California Labor Code §