Tag: COVID-19

COVID-19 Reimburse
July 25, 2023
Earlier this month, the California Court of Appeal held in Thai v. International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. that even when governmental health and safety orders made working from home mandatory during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers may still be liable for necessary business expenses employees incurred while being required to work from home under California Labor Code section 2802.
July 20, 2023
Every once in a while, a California court will issue a decision that is unexpected or, at least somewhat surprising. The California Supreme Court did just that in a recent decision titled Kuciemba v. Victory Woodworks, Inc., in which the Court ruled that employers do not have a duty to protect their employees’ household members from contracting COVID-19.