Author: Bianca Saad

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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…

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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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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

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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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

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…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Sacramento City, Santa Rosa, San Mateo County Pass COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more California cities and counties pass COVID-19-related emergency ordinances. The latest localities to adopt emergency paid sick leave ordinances are…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

San Francisco Passes Back-to-Work Ordinance

On June 23, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance, known as the “Back to Work” emergency ordinance. The ordinance provides…

Santa Rosa’s Minimum Wage Ordinance begins July 1 and requires employers to display a workplace poster in a conspicuous place at any work or job site.
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Posted in Local Ordinances Minimum Wage

Santa Rosa’s Minimum Wage Ordinance Starts July 1

The Santa Rosa City Council passed a Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) in October 2019. Although the city council recently considered pushing back implementation to January…