Tag: workplace safety

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remind Employees: Social, Physical Distancing Helps Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Social distancing, also known as physical distancing, is key to deterring the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace. It means staying at least six feet…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

California Fatal Workplace Injuries Increased in 2018

After several years of declines, in 2018 (the latest data available), California’s workplace fatality rate increased with 422 Californians dying in workplace incidents (up from…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Employers/Co-Workers Seeking Gun Violence Restraining Orders

What is a gun violence restraining order, and how does the new law (AB 61) on gun violence restraining orders affect employers? Employers have a…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that are moving again as the 2020 legislative…

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Posted in General

2019 Wacky Employment Law Situations

We may be overwhelmed with all the new employment-related laws coming January 1, but here are a few light-hearted (and downright wacky) employment law stories…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Eventually Updating Rules for Firefighter Protective Clothing

What is the status of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board review and revision of the regulations for firefighters’ personal protective…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

New Safety Regulations Employers May Need to Know

As the owner of a small manufacturing business, I would like to know if there are any new regulations being considered by the Occupational Safety…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

What Can California Employers Do to Provide Safe Workplaces?

The recent shooting in Gilroy reminds us that an active shooter can happen anywhere, at any time. The number of active shooter incidents has increased…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Need to Reimburse Restaurant Employees for Non-Slip Black Shoes? Court Says No

When must employers reimburse employees’ expenses? It depends, of course, on the circumstances. As previously reported, some employees submit unusual and even hilarious expense reports…

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Posted in Time Off

Employees in Addiction Recovery Could Receive Leave, SDI Benefits

Do we need to give an employee protected time off to enter a residential facility for substance abuse recovery? Will she be eligible for State…