Tag: California Division of Occupational Safety and Health

Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard and Vaccinated Workers

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force As the number of vaccinated workers continues to rise, and despite guidance from the CDC lifting certain restrictions against fully vaccinated individuals, Cal/OSHA’s current official position, as reflected in its COVID-19 ETS FAQs, is that “[f]or now, all… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard and Vaccinated Workers”

six important updates About CAL/OSHA and Federal OSHA COVID-19 RECORDKEEPING

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force It has been a little while since we last shared an update about COVID-19 recordkeeping issues. Since Fed OSHA issued its COVID-19 recordkeeping guidance in May 2020 and Cal/OSHA issued its controversial COVID-19 Recordkeeping FAQs with unique requirements, the agencies have been… Continue Reading “six important updates About CAL/OSHA and Federal OSHA COVID-19 RECORDKEEPING”

Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Survives Two Legal Challenges

By Andrew Sommer, Eric Conn, and Beeta Lashkari On February 25, 2021, Superior Court Judge Ethan Schulman officially ruled on two requests for preliminary injunctions against the implementation of Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS), denying the injunctive relief sought in both cases. Two separate legal challenges to the… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Survives Two Legal Challenges”

What Employers Need to know about the Pay and Benefits Continuation Elements of Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency Rule

By Mark Trapp, Andrew Sommer, and Beeta Lashkari On November 30, 2020, Cal/OSHA issued its final COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”), with all of its provisions effective immediately.  One of those provisions — the exclusion pay and benefits continuation requirements — has been at… Continue Reading “What Employers Need to know about the Pay and Benefits Continuation Elements of Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency Rule”

Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

By Eric J. Conn, Andrew J. Sommer, and Beeta B. Lashkari On November 30, 2020, Cal/OSHA issued its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard and it became effective immediately — all provisions.  Cal/OSHA has signaled that there will be some early enforcement discretion, except for actions… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard”

Conn Maciel Carey’s 2021 OSHA Webinar Series

As the Trump Administration hands over the keys to President-Elect Biden and a new Democratic Administration, OSHA’s enforcement and regulatory landscape is set to change in dramatic ways, from shifting enforcement priorities, budgets and policies, to efforts to reignite OSHA’s rulemaking apparatus. Following an… Continue Reading “Conn Maciel Carey’s 2021 OSHA Webinar Series”

[Client Alert] New California Employment Laws for 2021 Will Leave Their Mark

By Andrew Sommer, Fred Walter, and Megan Shaked 2020 has been another banner year for California employment laws, with legislation and Cal/OSHA rulemaking associated with COVID-19 prevention and reporting taking center stage.  In our annual update of new employment laws impacting California private sector employers, we lead… Continue Reading “[Client Alert] New California Employment Laws for 2021 Will Leave Their Mark”

Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Approved and Immediately Effective

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force Earlier today, we shared an update about Cal/OSHA’s fast-moving rulemaking for an emergency COVID-19 prevention rule, along with a detailed summary of how we got here, as well as an outline of what the California rule will require. We… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Approved and Immediately Effective”

Update on Cal/OSHA’s Wildfire Smoke Rule

By Andrew Sommer and Fred Walter In May of this year, Conn Maciel Carey’s OSHA Practice submitted comments to the Cal/OSH Standards Board on behalf of the Wildfire Smoke Rule Industry Coalition about the agency’s effort to make permanent what had been Emergency Temporary Standard to protect workers from the respiratory… Continue Reading “Update on Cal/OSHA’s Wildfire Smoke Rule”

California Governor Deploys COVID-19 “Strike Force” Over Holiday Weekend to Enforce Workplace Restrictions

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force  California increased its efforts to combat COVID-19 over the July 4th holiday weekend by deploying multi-agency strike teams to visit or otherwise make contact with businesses to evaluate and enforce compliance with and/or educate them about the State’s… Continue Reading “California Governor Deploys COVID-19 “Strike Force” Over Holiday Weekend to Enforce Workplace Restrictions”

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