Tag: coronavirus

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

San Francisco Passes COVID-19-Related Employment Protections Ordinance

On September 1, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an emergency ordinance to temporarily protect workers and job applicants from adverse action…

Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Expands Immediately
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Governor Immediately Expands Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

On September 9, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 1867, a bill that immediately expands supplemental paid sick leave for COVID-19-related reasons for certain employers not…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Strategies to Limit COVID-19-Related Workplace Violence

As governments and businesses implement and attempt to enforce policies to help slow COVID-19’s spread, violent conflicts are erupting nationwide as some people refuse to…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remember Masks, Social Distance Over Holiday Weekend

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging all California businesses to remind their employees of the importance of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing as…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Sonoma County Adopts COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On August 18, 2020, Sonoma County became the tenth locality to enact an emergency supplemental COVID-19-related paid sick leave ordinance, which sets forth paid sick…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Reminder: Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Requirements, Employee Access

Businesses continue to strive and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, modifying their operations to conform to the ever-changing government workplace safety orders and guidance. In…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FMLA/CFRA

Calculating Leave Eligibility When Company Closed Temporarily

Our company shut down in March due to the coronavirus, and then reopened the first of June. Now one of my employees is asking to…

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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) 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) Time Off

Major FFCRA Regulation Provisions Struck Down

In March, when the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) passed, providing emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for COVID-19-related reasons,…