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February 7, 2022
Deciding whether to have a Paid Time Off (“PTO”) policy versus a separate paid sick time and vacation policy is a business decision. There is no one-size-fits-all approach, and our clients take varied approaches to the same. Both approaches, as outlined below, have pros and cons.
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February 3, 2022
As the pandemic rages on, employers have been asking us if they can be sued by a family member who contracts COVID-19 from one of their employees. A California court has recently suggested that the answer to this question is “yes.”
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January 27, 2022
In this first of a two-part series, MNK Law explains how internal investigations are an important tool for responding to complaints or incidents of suspected workplace misconduct.
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January 25, 2022
California Governor Gavin Newsom, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, and Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins reached an agreement on Tuesday to require employers to provide workers with up to two weeks of supplemental paid sick leave to recover from COVID-19 or care for a family member with the virus. If passed, this law would be retroactive from January 1, 2022, extend until September 30, 2022, and would apply to businesses with 26 or more employees.
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January 21, 2022
As readers of this blog may already know, Cal/OSHA has recently issued “new” COVID-19 regulations that govern California employers. Equally so, Cal/OSHA has published lesser-known documents that deserve an employer’s review and consideration.
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January 18, 2022
On January 12, 2020, Cal/OSHA released an updated Frequently Asked Questions that provides much-needed clarity to Cal/OSHA’s “new” ETS COVID-19 guidelines.
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January 13, 2022
As we predicted, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling blocking the enforcement of federal OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccinate-or-testing mandates for large employers. In short, the Court has determined that the federal OSHA rules are illegal as they exceed the scope of powers that Congress delegated (granted) to OSHA.
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January 13, 2022
In this first of a two-part series, MNK Law explains how internal investigations are an important tool for responding to complaints or incidents of suspected workplace misconduct.
News
January 12, 2022
Last Friday (January 7, 2022), the United States Supreme Court (the “Court”) heard challenges to the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 rules for large employers and healthcare workers. The arguments lodged in favor of—and against—the rules are complex and interesting in their own right, but readers are most interested in knowing how and when the Court will issue a ruling on the rules. 
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January 6, 2022
People often wonder how they can transfer a title in real estate from one person or an entity to another. The issue arises because real estate is unmovable and cannot be physically handed over to another person or entity.

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