Author: Bianca Saad

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDPH Updates Isolation, Quarantine Guidance

On December 30, 2021, shortly after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it shortened its recommended isolation and quarantine periods for…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDC Shortens Recommended Isolation, Quarantine Periods for Public — But Employers Must Follow Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 ETS

On December 27, 2021, just days after updating its infection and exposure guidance for health care workers on December 23, the Centers for Disease Control…

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Posted in Benefits

Court Ruling on CalSavers Means Employers of 50> Face Deadline

What is the status of the legal challenge to the CalSavers program? Do employers still need to register? The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) and…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Updated EEOC COVID-19 Guidance Confirms Employee Vaccine Incentives

On May 28, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 guidance, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Los Angeles County Imposes Additional Paid Leave for Employees to Get Vaccinated

On May 18, 2021, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted an urgency ordinance requiring employers to provide paid leave to eligible employees who…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Summer Is Almost Here, So Are July 1 Local Minimum Wage Increases

Summer is quickly approaching, and with it comes local minimum wage increases for a number of California localities. Here’s a list of localities that will…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Steps to Take for Safely Returning Employees to the Workplace

What COVID-19 safety measures do employers need to have in place before employees return to the workplace from remote work? Employers who are bringing their…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection Starts April 26

On March 29, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it’ll start collecting 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data on Monday,…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

New Sonoma County COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Applies to All Employers

As you may recall, on January 26, 2021, Sonoma County revised and extended its COVID-19 paid sick leave ordinance. The urgency ordinance took effect immediately…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Santa Rosa Latest to Extend COVID-19-Related Paid Sick Leave

On February 2, 2021, Santa Rosa’s City Council adopted a newly revised local urgency ordinance, replacing the initial ordinance that was in place July 7,…