New Guidelines for Reopening Businesses

Question: My employees have all been working remotely since March 2020.  I am now planning to…


Pandemic Fatigue

Question: After a year of COVID-19 pandemic related restrictions, my employees are experiencing…


New California Pay Data Reporting Requirement

Question: I was told my business might have to report the pay data of my employees soon. Is this a…


On-Duty Meal Periods Approved For Sole Workers

Q: Am I required to provide meal and rest periods when there is only one employee on duty? A: Yes,…


When COVID-19 Cases are Presumed to be a Worker’s Compensation Injury

Question: An employee told me that he tested positive for COVID-19.  Is he automatically entitled…


COVID-19 Pandemic Layoffs

Question: The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted my business and I have to make hard…


Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Workplace

Question: Can I require my employees to get the new COVID-19 vaccination when it becomes……


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…


New Law Roundup

Question:  I run a relatively large business in California, and I do my best to keep up on…


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…