18 Dec 2020
December 18, 2020

Cal-OSHA issues COVID-19 rules for all employers

December 18, 2020 0 Comment

Cal-OSHA recently enacted new emergency guidelines that apply to nearly every employer in California. These rules are in effect immediately. An informative Fact Sheet can be found here.In short, all employers must do the following: Establish and implement a written COVID-19 Prevention Program that has detailed information regarding workplace hazards, methods of prevention, and systems for.. read more →

18 May 2020
May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Return to Work Guidelines

May 18, 2020 1 Comment

As the State continues to allow additional businesses to reopen, each company must be careful to ensure that they are providing a safe environment for their employees and that they are following State and local requirements. The following are general guidelines and additional resources that businesses can use if they intend to reopen.   Evaluate Risk.. read more →

01 Apr 2020
April 1, 2020

Families First Information

April 1, 2020 0 Comment

Many employers may be required to pay employees up to 80 hours of sick leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) that was recently signed by President Trump. This new law states that if an employee is subject to an “isolation” order, the employer must provide up to two-weeks (80 hours) of paid.. read more →

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employers in California must pay their employees for even small amounts of time that an employee spends on tasks after the employee has clocked out. In Troester v. Starbucks, the Plaintiff claimed that he spent a few minutes after clocking out on tasks such as locking the store and.. read more →

The California Supreme Court recently issued a ruling that will make it even more difficult for companies to prove that an individual is an independent contractor. Since 1989, Courts have used a multi-factor test that focuses mostly on how much “control” the employer had over the way the worker performs. In the case Dynamex Operations.. read more →