In response to a court ruling in early August that invalidated certain regulations by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) related to leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the DOL has released revised regulations. The changes, or.
On September 17, Governor Newsom signed SB 1159 which establishes two new workers’ compensation presumptions applicable to most employers in California that experience a COVID-19 “outbreak” in the workplace. This has made it easier for employees.
On September 9, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 1867, legislation that extends paid sick leave for certain workers.
As schools start resuming classes, many have implemented full or partial online learning programs. This has raised several questions from employers and employees about how leaves permitted under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.