As California reopens on June 15, 2021, employers must be careful to comply with numerous federal, state, and local (county and city) regulations. Businesses not only have to comply with the state’s reopening guidelines if they serve the public (such as retail, restaurants, and theaters), but they must also comply with Cal/OSHA’s regulations that govern
Late on June 9, 2021, Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board withdrew the revisions to its COVID-19 prevention emergency temporary standards (“ETS”) that were approved on June 3, 2021 and were expected to take effect by June 15, 2021, in connection with California’s reopening and lifting of the restrictions under the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.” We wrote…
In November of 2020, Cal/OSHA came out with the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS), which we covered here. The ETS provided guidance to employers in regard to developing workplace safety policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and required employers to draft written COVID-19 Prevention Programs. Since then, the ETS has been updated to…
Today, May 12, 2020, Governor Newsom announced guidelines for businesses, including restaurants, to continue to open under the “expanded” Phase 2 in California.
Early Stage 2 business that were permitted to reopen on May 8 included:
- Curb-side Retail
- Childcare for those outside of the essential workforce
Expanded Stage 2 businesses…