By: Chantelle C. Egan, Jaclyn A. Gross, and Timothy M. Hoppe

Seyfarth Synopsis.  Eight California counties—San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Marin, Sonoma, and Santa Cruz—along with the City of Berkeley, issued revised shelter-in-place orders on March 31st. The new orders add clarifying language
Continue Reading The Bay Area Extends Shelter-In-Place Orders, Adding New Obligations For Employers and New Restrictions on Residents

By Emily Schroeder

Seyfarth Synopsis: With COVID 19 responses rapidly evolving, employers of all sizes—from major airlines to small restaurants—are experiencing dramatic declines in business, and a lack of work for employees. In this time of need the government is here to help. A word here on California Unemployment Insurance.

An employer facing business challenges that affect
Continue Reading COVID 19: Staying The Course With EDD Work Sharing Program

By Joshua M. HendersonIlana R. MoradyJames L. Curtis, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: CalOSHA published a news release TODAY, on a new emergency regulation for the electronic submission of CY 2017 Form 300A on Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.  CalOSHA submitted the rule yesterday, and will allow public comments until Tuesday, October 30th, with
Continue Reading Attention California Employers!  Cal/OSHA Issues Notice of Emergency Regulation for Electronic Submission of CY 2017 Form 300A by December 31, 2018