The Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its sweeping vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies, but allowed a vaccine mandate to stand for medical facilities that take Medicare or Medicaid payments.  In this YouTube short, I briefly discuss how this will effect California employers.

Additional information about the Cal/OSHA ETS can be

[Update: On January 6, 2022, Cal/OSHA issued updated FAQs on new isolation and quarantine requirements for California employers.  The update can be read here.]

On December 30, 2021, California Public Health Department (CPDH) issued revised guidance on COVID-19 isolation and quarantine procedures.  The revised guidance adopts some of the revised CDC recommendations issued

Cal/OSHA readopted the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) on December 16, 2021.  While a large portion of the existing ETS remains in place, there were a few changes made in this newly adopted ETS.  The new ETS approved on December 16 will take effect on January 14, 2022.  This Friday’s Five provides a summary

On June 24, 2021, Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an Order mandating COVID-19 Vaccine Leave (“Vaccine Leave”) for employees who work in the City of Los Angeles. The requirements of the Order apply retroactively to January 1, 2021. The Order is currently set to terminate on its own on September 30, 2021, with minor exceptions for

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Yesterday, July 8, 2021, Zaller Law Group hosted a webinar with a speaker from Cal/OSHA discussing the revised Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) and what changes employers need to be aware of going forward.  Here are five key takeaways from the webinar we thought were interesting:

1. Managers and supervisors need to

Masks. Vaccination. Training. Testing. The recently-revised Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) fundamentally rewrite employer obligations with respect to protecting employees from COVID-19.

But what does the revised ETS say about excluding employees from the workplace over COVID-19 concerns? And what about the controversial pay requirements in the original ETS?

Who Must Be Excluded?

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