Category: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Not Providing COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Is Costly for Employers

As of March 29, 2021 — and retroactive to January 1, 2021 — employers with 26 or more employees have been required to provide 80…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Clearing Confusion About Current COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules

With COVID-19 cases back on the rise and mitigation strategies, like face covering mandates, back, it feels like we have jumped into a time machine…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Off Again, On Again: LA County Renews Face Covering Mandate

On July 16, 2021 — one month after California moved to reopen in full — the Los Angeles County Public Health Department revised its public…

using technology to work remotely
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Social Media

Beyond Email: How Technology Trends Help Newly Remote Work

The COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns have given many thousands of employers — and millions of their employees — a crash course in Zoom, Microsoft Teams and…

hotel worker - right of recall
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

California’s COVID-19 Right of Recall Guidance Released

California’s limited COVID-19 right of recall law (SB 93) has been in effect since Governor Gavin Newsom signed it on April 16, 2021 — and…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Quick Overview of Changes to COVID-19 Emergency Standard

I read that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) adopted a revised version of the Emergency Temporary Standard for employee safety regarding the…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Don’t Deny Vacation Due to Recent Use of COVID Sick Leave

My employee used most of her COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave over the last couple of weeks. Now she wants to take a week’s vacation….

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Revisions Now in Effect

After some recent back and forth on revisions to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards, the Occupational Safety…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Issues New Guidance Before Vote on New COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules

This week, the revised California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 workplace safety rules saga may finally be coming to an end. After…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Once More, With Feeling: Cal/OSHA Withdraws Changes to COVID-19 Emergency Standard, Will Try Again

During an emergency meeting of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) on June 9, 2021, the OSHSB withdrew their proposed revisions to California’s…