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Beat Goes On In California Though Federal ETS On Mute

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Seyfarth Synopsis: As of January 14, 2022, California employers must ensure that their COVID-19 health and safety protocols are compliant with Cal/OSHA’s Latest COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards. The U.S....more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Cal/OSHA Again Delays a Vote to Adopt the Federal ETS But Provides Additional Cal/OSHA ETS Guidance

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At the start of their January 20th meeting, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board announced they would not consider the proposal to adopt the federal ETS, also known as a Horcher proposal. This comes shortly after the U.S. Supreme...more

CDF Labor Law LLP

New Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards Are In Effect - Changes Made to Criteria for Exclusion & Return to Work for COVID-19...

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While California employers can breathe a sigh of relief due to the Federal OSHA ETS “Vaccinate or Test” mandate being stayed, employers must not forget about Cal/OSHA’s own Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”), and the...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Survives its First Challenge

As we reported here, Cal/OSHA’s revised COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) took effect on January 14, 2022. The controversial emergency regulations, which have caused employers countless headaches, survived their...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Vaccinate or Test Mandates: The U.S. Supremes Blew Out OSHA’s Mandate, But Other Shoes May Drop for Employers in California

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By a hard-hitting 6-3 majority last Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court barred the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from implementing or enforcing its new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). ...more

Payne & Fears

Cal/OSHA ETS: Newest Version Effective Today

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The newest version of the Cal/OSHA ETS goes into effect today, Jan. 14, 2022, and will expire on April 15, 2022. A redline of the recently expired Cal/OSHA ETS and the newest Cal/OSHA ETS is available HERE. The newest...more

Stoel Rives - World of Employment

2021 Brought More Regulations for California Employers

2021 was another important year for California employers.  From decisions by the California Supreme Court regarding employees’ rights to premium pay for missed meal and rest breaks, to legislation expanding the scope of...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Cal/OSHA and CDPH Issue Clarifying Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine Requirements

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At the end of the year, California’s Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued updated guidance regarding Isolation and Quarantine, which applied to workplaces per the Governor’s prior Executive Order. The timing of this...more

Epstein Becker & Green

California Adopts CDC’s New COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Rules for Employers, Extends Mask Mandate

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On January 6, 2022, the California Division of Occupational Health and Safety (Cal/OSHA) announced that it would follow the revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for quarantine and...more

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Cal/OSHA Revised Guidance Effective January 14, 2022

Cal/OSHA revised its Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) following its mid-December meeting and, more recently, made additional revisions to align with the California Department of Public Health’s recommendations. We...more

Hanson Bridgett LLP

New CDPH Recommendations and Revisions to Cal/OSHA's COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards in Effect on January 14

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On December 16, 2021, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board readopted the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS), but included several revisions which will go into effect on January 14, 2022 and which will remain in effect for three...more

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Laboratory Testing Presents Business Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

The role of community pharmacies in health care has evolved and expanded in recent years. Many community pharmacies now offer health and wellness services related to identifying, preventing, and monitoring acute and chronic...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Los Angeles County Orders Mandatory Face Coverings and Possible Testing to Protect Employees Working Indoors From COVID-19

On January 5, 2022, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued an updated Health Officer Order that includes additional face covering and COVID-19 testing requirements for workplaces. The Order goes into effect...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

New Variants, New Regulations: Updates to the Emergency COVID Standards Take Effect January 14th

Last month, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“OSHSB”) readopted and revised the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”). By and large, OSHSB’s revised ETS retain most of...more

Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Keeping on Top of More Changes: Cal/OSHA Issues Guidance on Quarantine Periods

On January 6, 2022, Cal/OSHA published an updated FAQ addressing how the new CDPH recommended isolation and quarantine periods affect its Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”). As discussed in our prior alert the Governor’s...more

CDF Labor Law LLP

[Webinar] COVID-2022: New Variants, New Regulations, and New Administrative Headaches - January 27th, 10:00 am - 11:15 am PT

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As COVID-19 variants work their way through the Greek alphabet, California employers have new CDC guidelines, new Cal-OSHA and CDPH requirements, new decisions to make with respect to vaccine and testing mandates, and when...more

Greenberg Glusker LLP

Happy New…COVID-19 Guidance to Employers Regarding Isolation and Quarantine Periods

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If you are looking for a silver lining in the giant Omicron clouds hovering (and surging) over us, we are happy to confirm that the CDC, the California Department of Public Health, and Cal/OSHA are finally aligned on the...more

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[Webinar] California Employment Law Update: What Employers Need to Know in 2022 - February 3rd, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT

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Please join our Employment Group on February 3, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT for a webinar covering significant new employment legislation in California, as well as case law developments and evolving COVID-19...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Cal/OSHA Shortens Most Quarantine Guidelines to Sync with CDPH

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Cal/OSHA updated its FAQs to conform to the new recommendations of the California Department of Health (CDPH). So, hot off the presses, here are the latest rules for California workplaces. A couple interesting points to note:...more

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Los Angeles County Implements Employer Mask Mandate Until Further Notice

On January 5, 2021, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) issued an Order of the Health Officer requiring all employers to provide face masks to employees “who work indoors and in close contact with...more

Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Keeping on Top of the Changes: Updated CDPH Guidance Overrides Cal/OSHA ETS Return to Work Requirements

On December 30, 2021, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) updated its guidance to conform with the Centers for Disease Control’s (“CDC”) guidelines regarding isolation and quarantine. Both the CDPH and CDC...more

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Cal/OSHA Confirms CDPH 5-Day Quarantine and Isolation Periods Override ETS Exclusion Periods

On January 6, 2022, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) updated its answers on the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) isolation recommendation found in its guidance, “COVID-19...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

California Extends Indoor Masking Requirements & Los Angeles County Mandates Medical-Grade Masks for Workplaces

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In mid-December, as COVID-19 cases began to rise, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reinstituted indoor masking requirements and Cal/OSHA confirmed that requirements applied in the workplace. When issued, the...more

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New California Labor and Employment Laws for 2022

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The California Legislature has enacted several new laws that will impact the workplace in 2022. This Holland & Knight alert provides a brief summary of select employment laws that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2022, unless...more

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The Top 16 Workplace Law Stories from December 2021

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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