Flurry of Changes to California Employment Law

Flurry of Changes to California Employment Law

End of Legislative Session Brings Several Changes to the California Workplace The combination of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and the clock running out on this year’s legislative session produced a lot of tweaks to California employment law, ranging from workers’...
New DOL FAQs on FFCRA

New DOL FAQs on FFCRA

Is that enough abbreviations for you? The Department of Labor just issued a few new answers to frequently asked questions about Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family Medical Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Now you know why I used the...
Bay Area Counties Double Down on Shelter-in-Place Orders

Bay Area Counties Double Down on Shelter-in-Place Orders

This Article was updated on 4/7/2020 to include correcting and clarifying information from the Temporary Regulations on the FFCRA. This is no April Fool’s joke. The same day the new Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act goes into effect, 8 Bay Area...
EDD’s Work Share Program

EDD’s Work Share Program

In these troubled times, unemployment insurance is on the top of many people’s minds, employers and employees alike. California offers a Work Sharing Program, with the goal of reducing the need for employers to furlough, rather than terminate, their staff in times of...