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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 [...]

Cal/OSHA Extends emergency 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 [...]

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 [...]

COVID-19 IIPP Addendum

Recently, our excess insurance carrier PRISM (formerly CSAC-EIA) has released a COVID-19 Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP) Addendum that we wished to share with our membership. This IIPP Addendum has been developed to meet current Cal/OSHA COVID-19 standards, and can be customized to meet your specific agencies needs. Click [...]

Cal/OSHA Recordables Vs Reportables and COVID-19 Updates

OSHA Recordables Vs Reportables, and COVID-19 Updates Recently, staff at GSRMA have seen an increase in questions related to Cal/OSHA reportables, recordables, and how COVID-19 ties into all of this. To help demystify this for our members, we wanted to define what is recordable, what is reportable, and how do [...]

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Schools

DOWNLOAD THE FAQ HERE Patricia Eyres, Managing Partner at Eyres Law Group, under the partnership with our excess carrier CSAC-EIA has produced a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic as it relates to Schools. In this FAQ, you will find sections covering a variety of topics such as: [...]

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