Tag: COVID

COVID-19 regulation changes in October 2022
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Makes Big Changes to COVID-19 Regulation Ahead of December Vote

California employers may want to get out their measuring tape — because the size (in cubic feet) of a workspace just became an important element…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Close Contact Definition Changed

On October 13, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an order updating the definition for “close contact” as it relates to the…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Form I-9

Form I-9 Document Inspection Flexibility Extended into 2023

On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it was once again extending the Form…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) Extended Through End of the Year

On September 29, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 152 into law. AB 152 is a budget trailer bill extending an employee’s eligibility to use 2022…

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CalChamber Calls for Changes to Nonemergency COVID Draft Rule

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board’s draft proposal to extend the state’s COVID-19 regulation for another two years — with…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

New Bill Proposes Workplace Vaccine Law

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 1993 (Wicks; D-Oakland), a bill…

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SMARTER Plan: Governor Newsom Unveils Next Phase of State’s COVID-19 Response

In a sign suggesting that California may be finally moving past the pandemic, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the release of the California SMARTER plan: The…

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COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Workplace Posting Now Available

As previously reported, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 114 into law on February 9, 2022, which has revived COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave…

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California’s Universal Indoor Face Covering Order Expires February 15

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently updated its face covering guidance and announced that it will not be extending its universal indoor face…

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Governor Signs Bill Establishing COVID-19 Supplement Sick Leave for 2022

As previously reported, the California Legislature recently proposed new COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave (SPSL) for most of 2022. On February 7, the proposal passed…