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 […]

ATTENTION ALL EMPLOYERS: NEW GUIDANCE RELATING TO HEALTHCARE PREMIUM DISCOUNTS FOR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

The Federal Government recently issued new guidance to employer health plans relating to COVID-19. Employers are encouraged to review the full set of FAQs which can be found here: FAQs-Part-50 (hhs.gov), but here are the key take-aways: Group health plans and health insurance issuers must cover, without cost-sharing requirements, any qualifying COVID-19 preventative service pursuant to law, including […]