Category: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 Pandemic Contributed to Career Setbacks, Research Shows

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in early 2020, California businesses faced difficult choices to preserve their companies while maintaining their workforce — but many workers…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Delays Vote on COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Amendments

Employers will have to wait a little longer to know what is coming for California’s COVID-19 workplace emergency temporary standard. The California Occupational Safety and…

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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 COBRA COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Posters and Notices

IRS Answers Questions About ARPA’s COBRA Subsidy

Several weeks after the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provided temporary Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) subsidies to eligible individuals, the IRS has issued…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Retroactive COVID Paid Sick Leave Due When Employee Requests It

I have a business with approximately 40 employees, and I just read something that said California passed a law making COVID sick leave retroactive to…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

New COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Amendments Coming From Cal/OSHA

In a development that every employer in California should be watching closely, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released the new proposed…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Considerations for Workplace Reopenings

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace reopenings…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Tips for Easing Employees Back to the Office

As more and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, a return to a degree normalcy is finally within sight. Many employers are likely itching…

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

Employers Must Still Follow Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Standards Despite Vaccinations

As California marches towards its June 15 reopening date, nearly half of its population has received a COVID-19 vaccination at this point. Many employers see…

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Posted in COBRA COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidy Model Notices, Guidance

Among the American Rescue Plan Act’s many provisions, it provides for 100 percent premium subsidies for health insurance continuation under the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget…