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COVID-19 Vaccinations DFEH Guidance & Related Quarantine Updates For California Employers

April 1, 2021 As California continues the vaccine rollout and expands eligibility to individuals 16 and older, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) has recently provided guidance, similar to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, that employers may require at-will employees to... Read More

Statewide COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Is Back: 80 Hours Must Now Be Provided To California Employees

March 26, 2021 On the heels of President Biden signing the American Rescue Plan Act into law, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 95 (“SB 95”) into effect on Friday, March 19, 2021 (codifying Labor Code section 248.2), which provides eligible employees... Read More

The American Rescue Plan Incentivizes But Does Not Mandate COVID-19 Related Paid Leave

March 24, 2021 On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) into law. The ARPA grants relief to employers by extending and modifying several of the provisions initially enacted in prior COVID-19 relief bills, particularly the Families First... Read More

California: A Critical Assessment Of “Vocational Apportionment:”

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Some Local Ordinances Mandate Paid Sick Leave For Employees

February 8, 2021 In the effort to provide sick leave to employees who did not receive it under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) or California Assembly Bill 1867 (“AB 1867”) (both of which expired on December 31, 2020), many local cities,... Read More

California Workers’ Compensation Sports Law Cases

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An Analysis Of SB-1159 Adding Sections

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Time Off To Vote

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COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave For All California Employees

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California: An Ode To The Intellectual Honesty And Integrity Of The WCAB

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