Author: Bianca Saad

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Posted in Local Ordinances

New Minimum Wage Ordinances, Increases Coming January 1

In addition to the slew of new laws that employers must prepare for (and some of which are already in effect), employers shouldn’t lose sight…

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Posted in Time Off

Impact of SB 1383 Expansion of Family Rights Act on Large Employers

We have more than 50 employees and are already covered by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), so how will the CFRA expansions under SB…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Sacramento County’s New COVID-19-Related Ordinance

On September 1, 2020, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance called the “Sacramento County Worker Protection, Health, and Safety Act of 2020,”…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

City of San Diego Passes Recall, Retention Ordinances

On September 8, 2020, San Diego’s City Council passed three emergency ordinances to protect workers impacted by COVID-19. The recall and retention ordinances require commercial…

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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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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

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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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

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…