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CALIFORNIA DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE

EMPLOYMENT LAW COVID-19 UPDATE CALIFORNIA DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE June 1, 2021 BEYOND THE BLUEPRINT As has been widely discussed, the state will be moving towards a full “reopening” as of June 15, 2021 and in anticipation of that event, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued updated guidance entitled “Beyond the Blueprint… Continue Reading


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NEW LOS ANGELES COUNTY VACCINE PAID LEAVE

EMPLOYMENT LAW COVID-19 UPDATE NEW LOS ANGELES COUNTY VACCINE PAID LEAVE May 24, 2021 On May 18, 2021 Los Angeles County passed yet another paid leave ordinance (Employee Paid Leave for Expanded Vaccine Access” Ordinance No. 2021-0024U) requiring, in most instances, all private employers to provide up to four hours of paid time off to… Continue Reading


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VACCINES & WORKPLACE PROTOCOL- WHAT’S NEW?

EMPLOYMENT LAW COVID-19 UPDATE VACCINES & WORKPLACE PROTOCOL- WHAT’S NEW? May 21, 2021 Pending California moving to full “reopening”, which is anticipated to be on or about June 15, 2021, many state, federal and local agencies have issued updated guidance, orders, recommendations, and fact sheets pertaining to masks mandates and vaccines in the workplace. DFEH… Continue Reading


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LABOR COMMISSIONER FAQ & POSTER REQUIREMENTS

EMPLOYMENT LAW COVID-19 UPDATE LABOR COMMISSIONER FAQ & POSTER REQUIREMENTS March 24, 2021 As we recently reported in our prior newsletter, Governor Newsom signed SB 95 into law on March 19th reviving California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for businesses in the public and private sector with 25 or more employees. Eligible employees are entitled… Continue Reading


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THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021

EMPLOYMENT LAW COVID-19 UPDATE THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021 March 19, 2021 On March 11, 2021 President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) which includes not only the stimulus checks that most Americans are eagerly awaiting, but also includes a renewal of the tax credit for paid… Continue Reading


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COVID-19 DFEH UPDATE ON VACCINATIONS

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE – COVID 19 DFEH UPDATE ON VACCINATIONS March 11, 2021 On March 4, 2021, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing updated their FAQ’s on COVID-19.  This update addresses the issue of vaccinations in the workplace. The full FAQ’s can be found here : https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2020/03/DFEH-Employment-Information-on-COVID-19-FAQ_ENG.pdf The FAQs on Vaccinations provide the following:… Continue Reading


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NEW CALIFORNIA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE (NON-COVID-19 ) CALIFORNIA PAY DATA REPORTING DEADLINE APPROACHES February 22, 2021 The obligation to report certain pay data through the annual EEO-1 report has been a long standing requirement for private employers with 100 or more employees. Under a new California law (SB 973), a private employer that has (1) 100 or… Continue Reading


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COVID-19 VACCINATIONS UPDATE

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS UPDATE January 28, 2021 As the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccinations become more readily available, there are no doubt many questions that will arise.  In answer to some of these questions, employers should look to state, local and federal guidance including the EEOC, the Dept of Fair Employment & Housing and the Department… Continue Reading