Monday, May 27, 2024

Tag: COVID-19

State Agencies Update COVID-19 Isolation Guidance

On January 9, 2024, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its COVID-19 isolation guidance, redefining “infectious period” to move away from a...

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers

Nicknamed after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, Eris — the latest dominant coronavirus subvariant infecting people across the country — may cause...

California Supreme Court Rules on ‘Take-Home-COVID-19’

On July 6, 2023, the California Supreme Court issued a significant ruling related to “take-home-COVID-19.” In short, the court said employers don’t owe a duty...

End of Federal COVID-19 Emergency Spawns Guidance Updates

On May 15, 2023, following the end of the national COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its long-running...

Job Killer Bills Move Thru Senate Policy Committees

Two labor and employment bills identified as job killers by the California Chamber of Commerce won approval this week in the first Senate committees...

Small Businesses May Apply Now to Recover Costs through COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Relief Grant Program

Eligible California small businesses may apply now for a state program that awards funds for costs incurred from the COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave. Under...

COVID-19 Compliance Tax Credit Moves in Senate

Legislation to reimburse employers for the cost of complying with COVID-19 prevention regulations in 2023 and 2024 passed a Senate policy committee this week. The...

State Health Department, Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Order, Guidance

On March 3, 2023, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its COVID-19 public health order and guidance following the end of the...

Cal/OSHA COVID Rule Shifts to ‘Non-Emergency’

After years of rapid change, the potentially final form of California’s COVID-19 regulation has been filed with the Secretary of State and went into...

Budget: CalChamber Backs COVID Sick Leave Grants

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting the Governor’s budget proposal to allocate $250 million for relief grants to help small businesses and nonprofits...