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November 20, 2020

California Standards Board Passes Sweeping Cal/OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulation

On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted unanimously to pass the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulation.

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November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, there have been 1,235 lawsuits (including 116 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

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November 20, 2020

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

As businesses reopen, face coverings remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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November 20, 2020

Bouncing Back (and Forth): Statewide Reopening and Mitigation Steps

As the pandemic unfolds, government officials are reevaluating their health and safety protocols and adjusting workplace guidance. This post provides links to key reopening orders and/or mitigation measures issued in recent weeks, at the statewide level.

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November 20, 2020

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, are becoming more common. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

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November 19, 2020

Pennsylvania Issues Stricter COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

Citing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania with significantly higher daily case counts than in the spring and rising hospitalizations, Commonwealth Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced additional COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

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November 19, 2020

A Rare Occurrence: California Court Overturns Arbitrator’s Award

A California court recently took the unprecedented step of applying section 16600 of the state’s Business and Professions Code to void the scope of non-disclosure provisions on confidential information and set aside an arbitration award.

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November 18, 2020

Minimum Wage, Tipped and Exempt Employee Pay in 2021: A Rates-Only Update

This Insight provides a rates-only update that details scheduled state- and local-level wage increases throughout 2021 so employers can determine the minimum amount they must pay non-exempt, tipped, and certain exempt employees.

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November 18, 2020

British Columbia, Canada: Court of Appeal Sets Aside Aggravated Damages Award in Wrongful Dismissal

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently overturned a decision to award aggravated damages to an individual whose job was terminated before his employment began because the manner of dismissal did not cause the requisite “mental distress.”

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November 17, 2020

Saskatchewan, Canada: Court Considers Effect of Re-hired Employee’s Voluntary Interruption in Employment on Calculation of Reasonable Notice

In a recent decision, the Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan considered whether an employee’s notice period should be calculated solely on her most recent years of service, or on the totality of her years of service.

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