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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...

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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....

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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...

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NEW FAQ’S ON CAL-OSHA’S ETS

Cal/OSHA Issues Updated FAQs on ETS January 18, 2021 On January 8, 2021 Cal-OSHA published new Frequently Asked Questions to assist with the implementation of the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) that were issued in November 2020. The FAQs help clarify and answer...

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FFCRA EXPIRED…NOW WHAT?

MANDATORY FFCRA BENEFITS EXPIRED  January 11, 2021 When the FFCRA was enacted, private employers with 500 or fewer employers were required to provide employees with up to 80 hours of paid sick leave and up to 10 weeks of paid expanded family leave for specified...

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MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE REMINDER-JANUARY 1, 2021

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE REMINDER - JANUARY 1, 2021 December 9, 2020 Employers are reminded that on January 1, 2021, the state minimum wage will increase despite so many businesses having been hit with drastic economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Requests have...

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CAL OSHA STRICT NEW STANDARDS IMPOSED ON EMPLOYERS

CAL OSHA STRICT NEW STANDARDS IMPOSED ON EMPLOYERS December 4, 2020 In response to the continuing surge in COVID-19 cases, on November 30, 2020 the Cal OSHA Standards Board approved new Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) imposing significant and substantial new...

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MORE NEW LAWS… YES SERIOUSLY….

As we prepare for cooler weather, and the upcoming holiday season, we also need to prepare for the many new employment laws that will take effect January 1, 2021. In the final days before the deadline to sign or veto proposed legislation, Governor Newsom was busy...

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