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…

FMLA forms
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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

U.S. DOL Revises FMLA Forms

In June, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) revised the optional Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms to make them easier to understand for…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Why Temperature Checks, Doctor’s Note May Be OK for COVID-19

With the current coronavirus pandemic, I have been wondering what I can do to protect my employees in the workplace. May we take the temperature…

Sacramento City
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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 General

Beware of New Unemployment Insurance Scams

As the nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, including an 11.1 percent unemployment rate in June, a new threat has emerged — unemployment…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Reminder: FFCRA Requires Most Employers to Provide Paid Leave for COVID-19-Related Reasons

As COVID-19 cases increase, employers may be getting more requests for leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the federal law passed in…

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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)

California Governor Gives Order Dimming Entire State, as COVID-19 Cases Rise

On July 13, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California would continue scaling back its reopening as the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and ICU…

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Posted in Time Off

Vacation Policy Factors to Consider During COVID-19 Pandemic

A consequence of the prolonged shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders issued as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is dramatically reduced travel. As a result, during…

evolving workplace
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

[July 23 Webinar] Adapting to the Evolving Workplace

As the workplace continues to adapt amid COVID-19, new questions emerge as everyone adjusts to new social and workplace practices. Some employees have returned while…