Tag: COVID-19

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Issues Employer Fines for COVID-19 Violations

During inspections of industries where workers have an elevated risk of exposure to COVID-19, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (known as Cal/OSHA)…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

New California Supplemental COVID-19 Sick Leave Poster, Guidance Available

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) has issued both guidance on the new COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave requirements and model posters that…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

FFCRA Regulations Revised

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) submitted revised regulations for the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Covering employers with fewer than…

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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)

Updated EEOC COVID-19 Guidance … Again

As we reach the half-year mark of the pandemic state of emergency, government agencies continue to regularly add new and updated COVID-19-related guidance for employers…

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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…