Monthly Archives: December 2020
Although federal and state laws provide workers with numerous protections in the workplace, many workers are still reluctant to come forward and pursue a claim. Sometimes the worker fears retaliation. In other instances, the worker may feel uncomfortable proceeding without first seeking the advice of an attorney–assuming they can even afford to hire one…. Read More »
On September 17, 2020, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 685 and Senate Bill 1159. These bills provide additional legal protections for workers in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the bills expand access to workers’ compensation for front-line workers and require employers to notify their workers of any potential COVID-19 cases… Read More »
California Harassment Training Under California Law: Is the Compliance Deadline Still Set for January 1, 2021 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic?
As of October 28th, 2020, the California Department of Public Health reports that 908,713 cases of the COVID-19 virus have been confirmed in the state. The pandemic has affected virtually every aspect of life in California, including the workplace. You may be wondering: Did California extend the compliance deadline for workplace harassment training? The… Read More »