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COVID-19 Isolation/Quarantine Decision Tree for Cases and Contacts

COVID-19 cases are on rise, as are the number of questions we are receiving from members. One of the most common questions we hear after an agency has a COVID-19 exposure is, "What next?"  Below you will find a decision tree that is designed to help answer that question and [...]

Cal/OSHA ratifies Wildfire Smoke RUle for outdoor workers

Like many Californian's, currently our districts are facing fires near and far that are creating air quality concerns. Due to the increase in frequency as well as severity of the fire's in the California, in 2019 Cal/OSHA put out emergency regulation §5141.1. §5141.1 relates to all workplaces where workers will [...]

Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards – Amended

On June 17, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards. Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order enabling the revisions to take effect without the normal 10-day review period by the Office of Administrative Law. The revised standards took effect [...]

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training due by January, 2021

By January 1st, 2021, all employers in California who have 5 or more employees will be required to ensure that all employees have taken Sexual Harassment Prevention Training. This is a biennial training requirement, meaning that a retraining is due every 2 years from the date the employee is first [...]

Confidentiality Provisions Prohibited in Sexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination Cases

In recent years, several statutes have been passed in response to the #MeToo movement. One such statute, California Civil Code § 1001, has drastically changed the legal landscape around settling cases involving sexual harassment or sex discrimination. Below is a snippet from an article released by Derek Haynes and Dylan [...]

California Access to Care during wild fires

In response to the wildfires raging throughout California, several Health Plan carriers have created quick reference guidance for access to care: ANTHEM (click here for Anthem Quick Guide) Between August 18, 2020 and September 17, 2020, Anthem is making changes for California members who live in Sonoma, Napa, Monterey and [...]

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