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Latest CA COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: August 2021

Latest CA COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: August 2021

California is currently experiencing the fastest increase in COVID-19 cases during the entire pandemic with 11.2 new cases per 100,000 people per day, and case rates increasing five-fold within two months. The Delta variant (which is very highly contagious and...

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Tips for Updating Employee Handbooks in 2021

Tips for Updating Employee Handbooks in 2021

By Kristina H. Vaquera   June 30, 2021- Jackson Lewis PC There are numerous reasons why employers should take the time to update their handbooks on an annual basis, at a minimum. However, many employers, including those in the construction industry, undervalue the...

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June Updates on CA COVID-19 Rules – Zoom Webinar

June Updates on CA COVID-19 Rules – Zoom Webinar

CA COVID-19 Rules Updates CalWorkSafety & HR Invites You to a Scheduled ZOOM Meeting Date & Time: June 17, 2021 @ 10:00-11:00 A.M. PST Meeting Login: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87318406385 There have been many changes in how employers must handle COVID-19 in...

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News Alert from California Department of Industrial Relations

News Alert from California Department of Industrial Relations

Date: June 4, 2021 Standards Board Readopts Revised Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards The revised Cal/OSHA standards are expected to go into effect no later than June 15 Sacramento—The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board on June 3...

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Mass Shootings: Does Cal/OSHA Have a Say?

Mass Shootings: Does Cal/OSHA Have a Say?

By Sean Paisan on May 28, 2021 JacksonLewis In the wake of recent workplace shootings, employers may be wondering if there are any specific regulations to protect employees from such events. Labor Code § 6302(h) as part of the California Occupational Safety and Health...

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2021 CA Employer Compliance Tips Heat Illness Prevention

2021 CA Employer Compliance Tips Heat Illness Prevention

With the onset of Summer approaching, now is the perfect time for CA employers to review your Employee Recovery Break Policies. It’s important that you do so since heat illness prevention regulations cover all outdoor places of employment.   The standards include...

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