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…


California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

On September 9, 2020 Governor Newsom signed AB 1867 granting COVID-19 paid sick leave to many…


Fenton & Keller COVID-19 FAQs

There are some important changes to laws relating to COVID-19 as the Department of Labor and…


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…


Employee’s COVID-19 Exposure at Work

Question: I heard that employees who contract COVID-19 at work are automatically entitled to…


Questions from Employees Returning to Work

Question: As businesses begin to reopen, my employees are asking questions regarding their return…


In Order to Promote Prompt and Efficient Treatment, California Employees With COVID-19 Can Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits

On May 6, 2020, Governor Newsom signed an Executive Order establishing a rebuttable presumption…


Returning to (Adapted) Normal Business

Question:  I read that Governor Newsom is allowing California businesses to reopen.  What do I need…