New Cal/OSHA Regulations Require Employers to Adopt and Implement a COVID-19 Prevention Program

Question: My business has an Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (“IIPP”) to comply with the…


Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Must Be Completed By January 1, 2021

Question:  I remember reading about harassment prevention training requirements for small…


Employers With 5 or More Employees Will Be Required to Provide California Family Rights Act Leave

Question: I heard there is a new leave law that applies to small employers in California.  What is…


Employee Flu Vaccinations

Question: Because of increased concerns of employee health and safety due to the pandemic, can I…


Employee Handbook Updates Required for 2021

Question: We haven’t updated our Employee Handbook for a few years.  Do we need to update it for…


New Employer Notice Requirements Related to Workplace Exposure to COVID-19

Question: Is it true that employers will soon be required to provide notice to employees if there…


Recent Changes to COVID-19 Paid Leave Programs

The purpose of this article is to detail recent changes to COVID-19 laws that may apply to your…


Political Rally Participation

Question: I have a strict “no politics” policy at my business, but I learned that two of my…


New California Employment Laws and Regulations

Question:  I am in the process of reopening my business after the COVID-19 shutdown.  Are there any…


New Forms for Family and Medical Leave

Question:  I read that the Department of Labor revised forms for employers to use when an employee…


Employee Handbook and Policy Changes Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Question:  My business normally employs 25-35 employees.  Since March that number has fluctuated,…


Remember AB5? New Legislation Pending to Expand Exemptions for Independent Contractors

Question: I’m still trying to figure out if I can hire independent contractors to do periodic work…