The federal Departments of Health and Human Services and Justice issued guidance recently regarding “long COVID,” a condition afflicting some COVID-19 victims.
On August 5, 2021, the California Department of Public Health issued the first mandatory vaccination order in the country.
The federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides tax credits to covered employers who provide certain sick and family leave wages to employees between April 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021.
Many of you have commented about my post last week on the investigation into Governor Cuomo’s workplace conduct.
Federal workplace protections for LGBTQ+ employees have expanded significantly since the United State Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in Bostock v. Clayton County.
Since our last annual United States Supreme Court roundup article, the Court issued four decisions that may affect California employers. We summarize these rulings below.
California employers should be familiar with Labor Code section 226.7, which requires the payment of a one-hour premium to non-exempt employees who do not receive compliant rest breaks and meal periods.
On June 15, 2021, Cal/OSHA updated the FAQs related to its Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”). The update addresses the recently proposed ETS revisions, which were released on June 11, 2021 (after the Standards Board withdrew the previously proposed revisions last week).
Jennifer Shaw appeared on “The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neal” to discusses the new workplace regulations proposed by Cal/OSHA.
For those of you still on the edge of your seats after last week’s Cal/OSHA activity, the saga continues!
At its emergency meeting yesterday, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board withdrew the amended Emergency Temporary Standards.
So, the Cal/OSHA Board had a wild meeting last week. In the end, the Board approved the proposed revisions to the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). Here is a link to the comparison.
Jennifer Shaw spoke with CapRadio’s Insight host Vicki Gonzalez about the difficulties people have been facing with getting approved for unemployment. You can read the interview here.
Wow. A few days pass over a long weekend, and there are a million (ok, not quite that many!) COVID-19 developments.
It happened again today, May 26, 2021. A mass shooting. This time in San Jose, at a light rail yard with several employees. The alleged perpetrator, a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee, killed at least 8 and wounded many others, including several co-workers. Why? We may never know.