**UPDATE** July 16, 2021 — – Los Angeles County Reinstates Indoor Masking For All, Regardless of Vaccination Status The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced on Thursday, July…

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Widespread confusion about the conflicting guidelines coming from federal, state, and local authorities on how to safely reopen the workplace has left many employers scratching their heads. •  To mask…

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Employers Advised To Maintain Current Policies Pending June 17 Meeting In yet another twist in the controversy regarding whether fully vaccinated employees in California will be required to wear masks…

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On March 19, 2021, Governor Newsom injected new life into previously expired statewide COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) benefits. By signing Senate Bill (SB) 95, eligible California employers must…

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Are you an employer and finding yourself lost in the sea of confusing and complicated recent COVID-19 regulations? On February 18th, 2021, attorneys from Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP presented a webinar…

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On Dec. 14, 2020, Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Michelle Freeman was a guest on Employment Matters, the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) podcast. In Episode #200, New Cal-OSHA Regulations and their Impact on…

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Is it safe for work to reopen? That is the biggest question employers everywhere are asking as COVID-19 stay-at-home orders start to lift. But that one question spawns many others,…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread unemployment, altered our work lives, and permanently disrupted work routines for millions of Americans. As the crisis unfolds, government and business leaders at…

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As COVID-19 cases surge, doses of emergency-approved vaccinations begin to be administered to first responders and the availability of a vaccine for the greater public seems more promising, the Equal…

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