Tag: coronavirus

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Remote Working on Holidays Surges

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and employees who previously worked in an office environment now work remotely, reports show that Americans have been putting in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

California’s New Series of COVID-19 Reporting Requirements

One of my employees just reported that they tested positive for COVID-19. Do I have to report this positive case? During the 2020 California legislative…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Now In Effect

On Monday, November 30, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law approved the new COVID-19 emergency regulation, which went into effect immediately. As previously reported, the…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Prevention Program Emergency Regulation Adopted

On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) voted to adopt a comprehensive and complex COVID-19 emergency regulation addressing a…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Releases Draft COVID-19 Emergency Regulation

Yesterday, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released the draft text for the much-anticipated COVID-19 emergency regulation on which the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB)…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Remote Hiring Ramps Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its eighth month, face coverings and social distancing are still required in public places, indoor dining is still prohibited in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Reporting Requirements

New CDPH Guidance Clarifies, Contains Ambiguities for Reporting COVID-19 Outbreaks

Last Friday, October 16, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) slipped out two new guidance documents which employers of all sizes across the state…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Calculating Federal COVID-19 Paid Leave for Illness, Distance Learning

How much time is an employee entitled to use under federal COVID-19 law if he needs to stay home to supervise distance learning for his…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

COVID-19: New Exposure Notice Reqs

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss California’s new…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) General

Register Now! 2020 HR Symposium Covers COVID-19 Issues, Diversity in the Workplace

The CalChamber’s annual HR Symposium returns in 2020 as a virtual event — live and on demand. The virtual program features two half days of…