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California SB 1159 Expands Presumption of Workers’ Compensation Liability for COVID-19 Illness Claims: Signed into Law on September 17, 2020

In May, California Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-62-20, which created a rebuttable presumption that certain employees who test positive for COVID-19 contracted the virus at work for workers’ compensation purposes. With the governor’s order expiring on July...

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Assembly Bill 685 Changes Employer Notification Requirements on COVID-19 and Enhances Cal OSHA Enforcement Abilities

On September 17, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (“AB”) 685, which requires employers to provide written notifications to employees within one business day of receiving notice of potential exposure to coronavirus (“COVID-19”).  AB 685 also authorizes the...

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Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in September: Drugs and Alcohol, Inspections and Searches on Company Property

If you are in HR, you are no stranger to compliance management, forms, and deadlines—though keeping them all in order may be a different story. We want to be sure you are equipped with the right information to keep everything on track throughout the year, from ACA to...

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Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in August: Termination, Corrective or Disciplinary Action, and Off-boarding Process

If you are in HR, you’re no stranger to compliance management, forms, and deadlines—though keeping them all in order may be a different story. We want to be sure you are equipped with the right information to keep everything on track throughout the year, from ACA to...

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