On Monday, March 23rd, we are co-hosting a webinar with the California Restaurant Association to address employment related questions for restaurants operating in California. We just got off a planning call this morning, and the CRA has encouraged any other employers who want to participate in the webinar to do so.
On March 15, 2020, Governor Newsom called upon all bars, wineries, nightclubs, brewery tap rooms and other alcohol related venues to close. While the order is not legally enforceable, employers in the state need to decide if they are going to close, and plan for potential closures in the near future. California employers need…
OSHA published “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19” to help companies respond to coronavirus in the workplace. The resources can be downloaded here: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf
It is a great resource to help employers with planning for steps to take over the next few weeks.
OSHA recommends employers take infection prevention measures, which include:
Develop, Implement, and…
Attorneys from our firm gathered for this Q&A on Friday, March 13, 2020 to discuss common questions facing California employers with the coronavirus epidemic. We discuss the following topics:
- Providing time off for employees due to school closures
- Dealing with employee’s requests not to work
- Masks in the workplace
- Screening employees
- WARN issues for mass