Our 20-part blog series, Planning for the Rebound, is now at the end, which may leave you thinking that you are prepared for anything that could possibly come your way. Not to dull your ebullient mood, but you are not. Problems will arise, and you will face issues that you never dreamed could arise. In…

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Over the past few months, California cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose, and Oakland have raced to implement emergency sick leave ordinances to provide paid leave to employees not covered by the federal Families First Coronavirus Act (FFCRA). Consequently, California employers have had to grapple with quickly changing laws that vary based on…

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Nearing the end of spring, tens of thousands of undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students and trainees are completing their studies and heading into the job market. Many of these individuals expected to prepare for and take professional licensing examinations (e.g., law, nursing, teaching, medicine). And many may have lined up job offers, and planned to…

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In prior blog posts about the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve looked at strategies and steps employers can take to adapt their workplaces to the “new normal” (which, as we all know, is going to look quite different from the “old normal”). We’ve gone in-depth with the steps employers should take to ensure employees are safe upon…

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As the country slowly begins to open back up following the COVID-19 lockdown measures, employers should not expect an immediate return to normalcy, and may need to gradually return employees to the workplace. As stay-at-home restrictions begin to be lifted, employers should strive to bring employees back to work in a safe and effective manner….

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