On or before July 1, 2024, most California employers must establish a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan (WVPP) in addition to their Injury, Illness & Prevention Programs. Employers also need to provide training on their WVPP and keep prescribed records.
Continue Reading Coming to California Workplaces this Summer – Workplace Violence Prevention Plans

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022-2023 term has ended and the dust has (somewhat) settled, employers are no doubt assessing the impact the Court’s decision in Groff v. DeJoy

Continue Reading The Devil’s in the Details: Employee Religious Accommodation Requests After Supreme Court’s Decision in Groff v. DeJoy

On May 30, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit found that online pet retailer Chewy, Inc. was not liable under the Occupational Safety and Health Act

Continue Reading Under-Whelmed by an ‘Under-Ride’ Hazard: 11th Circuit Vacates General Duty Clause Violation on Preemption Ground

Overview

The California State Legislature gave employers many new bills to address on Jan. 1, 2023 (see GT Alert), but not all appear in the Labor Code. One

Continue Reading When They’ve Got to Go (Let Them): What Employers Should Know about California’s New Restroom Access Law

California employers know the holidays bring chilly nights (by California standards), holiday cheer, decked halls, and… ringing in the New Year with a host of new employment laws and compliance

Continue Reading ’Tis the Season for California’s 2023 Legislative Update: Employer Considerations