Tag: vaccine

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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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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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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Posted in Benefits COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Legislature Proposes COVID-19 Supplement Sick Leave for 2022

In 2021, the California Legislature passed a paid sick leave law that supplemented the existing state paid sick leave law — it required employers with…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Federal OSHA Withdraws Mandatory Vax-or-Test Rule, Cal/OSHA Updates COVID-19 ETS Guidance

These days, there’s no shortage of COVID-19-related news and developments for employers to keep up with — and this week brought not just one, but…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

U.S. Supreme Court Halts OSHA’s General Employer Vaccine Mandate

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order staying the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) emergency temporary standards (ETS) requiring…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety Workplace Policies

Federal Large Employer Vaccine Mandate – When Will it Hit California Workplaces?

The federal vaccine mandate for large employers (the “Federal Vaccine Regulation” or “Regulation”) pushed by the Biden administration has been in the news since its…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Update

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie give an update on the latest…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDPH Mandates Vaccine Boosters for Health Care, Direct Care Workers

Prior to the California Department of Health’s (CDPH) isolation and quarantine guidance update, the department released two orders that may have flown under some people’s…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDPH Updates Isolation, Quarantine Guidance

On December 30, 2021, shortly after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it shortened its recommended isolation and quarantine periods for…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDC Shortens Recommended Isolation, Quarantine Periods for Public — But Employers Must Follow Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 ETS

On December 27, 2021, just days after updating its infection and exposure guidance for health care workers on December 23, the Centers for Disease Control…