A new $900 billion coronavirus relief bill has become law and answers the question of whether federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Emergency Family and Medical Leave (EFMLA) will be extended.
Several new or amended employment laws take effect in California on January 1, 2021, including mandatory child abuse reporting, expanded crime victim leave, and increased minimum wages and exempt employee salaries.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, known as Cal/OSHA, has issued mandatory COVID-19 emergency temporary standards effective as of November 30, 2020. The standards apply to all employers except the following:
As COVID-19 infection rates continue to climb, it’s imperative that organizations respond quickly when an employee is diagnosed. Here are the steps employers should take:
On November 18, the DHS announced another extension of this temporary rule. The rule is now set to expire on December 31, 2020.
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.