Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed several bills extending exemptions from the state’s ‘ABC’ test, which is used to determine whether a worker is an independent…
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A gas station manager could sue Shell Oil for violations of the California Labor Code even though Shell operated its gas stations through contracts with separate…
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In addition to keeping up with guidance about federal COVID-19-related requirements, California employers should ensure compliance with state and local workplace…
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The COVID-19 crisis has reshaped the workforce, and many employees and contractors may be performing work from different locations than they did before the pandemic…
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A jury found that a Black phlebotomist who was formerly employed at UCLA Medical Center had suffered racial harassment on the job—but it also concluded that she was…
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Many government agencies have returned to a more cautious stance on safety precautions following the recent COVID-19 surge. For their part, California employers need to…
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With the significant increase in COVID-19 cases, the state of California has started implementing new measures to try to combat the rise.
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On Aug. 2, the city and county of San Francisco updated a health order to require everyone, including the fully vaccinated, to wear face coverings in indoor public…
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The California Department of Public Health recently updated its guidance on face coverings to recommend that people wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status….
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As the COVID-19 Delta variant continues to spread, San Francisco revised a pandemic-related order to provide clarity about a vaccination mandate for workers in high-risk…
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