Tag: California

News
December 20, 2022
On December 15, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal/OSHA”) Standards Board adopted the COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulation (“Regulation”), which modifies Title 8 of the General Industry Safety Orders. Once Cal/OSHA’s current emergency temporary standards (ETS) expire on December 31, 2022, the new Regulation will take effect from January 1, 2023, through until December 31, 2024.
Resources
November 17, 2022
As 2023 is around the corner, it is time for employers to start updating their employee handbooks and other written policies. As previously reported, 2023 will welcome new laws that California employers will need to be cognizant of. One such law involves frequently used leave of absences under the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”).
News
October 11, 2022
It’s the gift that keeps on giving. In the month of September, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed dozens of employee-friendly bills into law, several of which will directly affect California employers. We have discussed some of these laws over the last few weeks, including the pay transparency law, expanded cannabis protections for employees, and new CCPA compliance requirements for employers. To add to this never-ending list is AB 1041, which will expand family leave and sick leave to allow employees to take leave for “designated persons”.