California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave in 2021

Tasha PattersonLegislative Updates

In 2020, employers with employees in California were inundated with new compliance requirements brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that the leave requirements of the FFCRA have expired, many local agencies are reviewing the supplemental sick leave ordinances that were adopted in 2020.

Has the COVID-19 14-Day Quarantine Period Been Shortened?

Tasha PattersonLegislative Updates

By now, employers likely have heard the news that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reduced the length of time that individuals should quarantine after an exposure to COVID-19. The old adage “don’t believe everything you read” turns out to be true in this case.

To Vaccinate Or Not To Vaccinate…That Is The Question

Tasha PattersonLegislative Updates

As we enter flu season (in the midst of a national spike in COVID-19 cases), and it now appears that a COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon, employers are struggling with whether they should require employees to be vaccinated for seasonal influenza and/or COVID-19 infection.