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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

U.S. Supreme Court Halts OSHA’s General Employer Vaccine Mandate

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order staying the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) emergency temporary standards (ETS) requiring…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety Workplace Policies

Federal Large Employer Vaccine Mandate – When Will it Hit California Workplaces?

The federal vaccine mandate for large employers (the “Federal Vaccine Regulation” or “Regulation”) pushed by the Biden administration has been in the news since its…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Upcoming Webinar Helps Employers Keep Pace With COVID-19 Workplace Standards

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic’s onset roughly two years ago, employers have had to not only keep track of but also comply with myriad prevention…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Update

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie give an update on the latest…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Extends Indoor Mask Mandate Through February 15

Less than a month after the California Department of Health (CDPH) announced the requirement that all individuals must wear face coverings in all “indoor public…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDPH Mandates Vaccine Boosters for Health Care, Direct Care Workers

Prior to the California Department of Health’s (CDPH) isolation and quarantine guidance update, the department released two orders that may have flown under some people’s…

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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 Form I-9

Form I-9 Document Inspection Flexibility Extended into 2022

When hiring new employees, employers are required by federal law to use the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification to verify employment eligibility — and to physically examine…

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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 Posters and Notices

New Year Equals New Employment Posters — Remember Your Physical Posting Obligations!

Whether it’s planning for applicable state and local minimum wage increases and exempt employee salary increases; updating employee handbooks; or making sure employees complete their…