On January 14, 2022, Cal/OSHA published fact sheets and updated its FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS).  The fact sheets clarify the isolation and quarantine requirements for employers and employees (the image above is a portion of the fact sheet published by Cal/OSHA).  A major clarification from Cal/OSHA set forth that employees who

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

Hope you have been able to enjoy the summer.  As many employees take (or consider taking) vacation during these last remaining days of the summer, employers in California must be aware of unique rules that apply to vacation time. This Friday’s Five is a reminder of five issues on vacation policies that can create traps

I have published this post since 2015 recognizing the Fourth of July (one of my favorite holidays).  Hopefully I’ll be able to keep publishing it for many years to come.  Wishing you a great Fourth, and hope you have some time to put aside your work for a bit and enjoy some time with your