ATTENTION CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: CAL/OSHA UPDATES ITS EMERGENCY STANDARDS ONE MORE TIME

By Rachel H. Khedouri , Esq. and Carol Shieh, Esq. For the third time since originally issuing its Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) on November 30, 2020, the Standards Board of California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal/OSHA”) has announced the re-adoption of the ETS with substantive amendments. [See our June 21, 2021, and December […]

DEADLINE FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM ONLINE CERTIFICATION… JUNE 30, 2022 ARE YOU READY?

By Kerrie R. Heslin, Esq. What is this? In an effort to ensure federal contractors and subcontractors are meeting their affirmative action obligations, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is mandating that all supply and service contractors and subcontractors that are required to have Affirmative Action Programs (AAP) certify annually through an online […]

ATTENTION CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: CDPH AND CAL/OSHA SAY POSITIVE/ EXPOSED EMPLOYEES CAN RETURN TO WORK SOONER WITH TESTING

By Rachel H. Khedouri, Esq. and Carol K. Shieh, Esq. Here we go again…On January 5, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) updated its “Guidance for Local Health Jurisdictions on Isolation and Quarantine of the General Public”, adjusting its recommendations regarding the isolation and quarantine periods for both vaccinated and unvaccinated workers. [CLICK […]

ATTENTION ALL EMPLOYERS: 2022 is Coming… Are You Ready?

By Rachel H. Khedouri, Esq., Suzanne M. Cerra, Esq., and Punam P. Alam, Esq Although COVID-19 and its fallout was still top of mind for employers and legislators alike, 2021 saw a return to focus on traditional employment law matters as well. The year has flown by, leaving a flurry of new and complex employment-related […]