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Out with the new, in with the old: L.A. County to require masks for all while indoors . . . again

Los Angeles County health officials announced Thursday that they would be re-implementing a countywide face covering mandate requiring all persons regardless of vaccination status to don...

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Virginia's new COVID-19 workplace safety standards create extensive additional obligations for employers, including mandatory documentation and training

Effective July 27, 2020, Virginia employers must comply with new COVID-19 workplace safety standards, known as the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The ETS applies to all employers...

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Virginia to finalize nation's first COVID-19 workplace safety standards

After several weeks of discussion, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board (Board) on July 15, 2020 adopted the nation's first workplace safety standards designed to establish...

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“You’re gonna need a bigger boat”: COVID-19 reopening protocols require Hollywood to adopt significant changes to production

Hollywood got the greenlight to resume film and television productions from Los Angeles County Public Health officials last week. But art – like life – in a COVID-19 world could ...


SEC enforcement and litigation risks amid the COVID-19 pandemic

On March 23, 2020, the Co-Directors of the SEC's Enforcement Division warned of the "importance of maintaining market integrity" in these uncertain times. Specifically, they...

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California grants additional paid sick leave rights to food sector workers

California food sector workers now have the right to additional paid sick leave, even if they work for large employers exempted from the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act...

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Pandemic highlights flaws in Calif. worker classification law Law360

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, companies are taking significant measures in an effort to curtail COVID-19 from spreading further – preemptively checking...

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President signs historic law requiring paid sick leave and paid FMLA leave for Coronavirus-related needs

President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act) into law on March 18, 2020, the same day that it passed the Senate. Among other emergency measures intended to...

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Coronavirus in California state confirms paid leave benefits and protections available to employees

With the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rising in California, the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and the Employment Development Department (EDD)...

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