COVID-19 Response Blog Posts From June 2021
Blog: 2021 California Labor & Employment Law Update / 캘리포니아 노동법 2021년 업데이트
Date: June 29, 2021
Title: 2021 California Labor & Employment Law Update / 캘리포니아 노동법 2021년 업데이트
Summary: 2021 has been busy so far with the enactment of many labor laws and regulations. This post, available in both English and Korean, discusses California's new labor and employment laws as well as California's COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave....
Blog: Federal OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standards for Healthcare Industry
Date: June 24, 2021
Title: Federal OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standards for Healthcare Industry
Summary: On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order, which declared that ensuring the health and safety of workers is a national priority and a moral imperative. The order directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to take action to reduce the risk that workers may contract COVID-19 in the workplace. On June 10, 2021, finding existing regulations inadequate, OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to address specifically workers in the healthcare industry....
Blog: You’ve Been WARNed! Amendments to the New Jersey WARN Act May Soon Go Into Effect
Date: June 07, 2021
Title: You’ve Been WARNed! Amendments to the New Jersey WARN Act May Soon Go Into Effect
Summary: On January 21, 2021, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy signed into law sweeping amendments to the New Jersey WARN Act, which could soon become the most expansive business closing/mass-layoff notification law in the nation. These amendments were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but could go into effect as early as September 11, 2021, so employers are encouraged to become familiar with the new requirements, outlined in this post....