Author: Bianca Saad

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

San Francisco Passes COVID-19-Related Employment Protections Ordinance

On September 1, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an emergency ordinance to temporarily protect workers and job applicants from adverse action…

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remote Working: US DOL Issues Paying for Hours Worked Guidance

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been busy. The agency recently clarified how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA) leave provisions apply to…

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Sonoma County Adopts COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On August 18, 2020, Sonoma County became the tenth locality to enact an emergency supplemental COVID-19-related paid sick leave ordinance, which sets forth paid sick…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

California Counties Ramp Up COVID-19 Health Orders Enforcement

As COVID-19 cases surged and California “re-dimmed,” the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) began stepping up COVID-19 health orders enforcement using a task…

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More California Cities and Counties Adopting COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave

What are the latest cities/counties that have enacted sick leave ordinances for COVID-19 purposes? In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and since the federal Families First…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Safe Reopening for Workers, Employers’ FAQs Answered

On July 28, 2020, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) issued guidance, “Safe Reopening FAQs for Workers and Employers,” addressing a number of workplace-related…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Oakland Right to Recall Ordinance Targets Airport, Hospitality, Event Center, Restaurant Workers

On July 21, 2020, Oakland’s City Council adopted an industry-specific “Hospitality and Travel Worker Right to Recall Ordinance,” requiring airport hospitality businesses, hotels, restaurants and…

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San Mateo County’s COVID-19-Related Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

As previously reported, San Mateo County recently adopted an urgency ordinance requiring employers to provide temporary emergency paid sick for leave related to COVID-19. The…

Temporary COVID-19-Related Paid Sick Leave in Santa Rosa
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Santa Rosa’s Temporary COVID-19-Related Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

As previously reported, Santa Rosa is one of the latest localities to adopt an urgency ordinance requiring employers to provide temporary COVID-19-related emergency paid sick…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Sacramento City Ordinance Requires Supplemental Sick Leave, Health and Safety Protocols

As previously reported, the Sacramento City Council recently enacted its Worker Protection, Health, and Safety Act, an emergency ordinance that requires covered employers to provide…