Governor Gavin Newsom signed California’s limited COVID-19 right of recall law in April 2021, which established an obligation for certain employers to recall employees who were laid off because of COVID-19 when job positions become available. The industries affected by the right to recall are the hospitality industry and the building services industry. The California

The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) and the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) unveiled a new website for companies operating in California that contains consolidated resources regarding COVID-19. The website includes a variety of resources for employers to “learn about COVID-19 workplace requirements such as safety procedures, training for employees on infection

Los Angeles County will issue a Revised Health Officer Order to be effective on Monday, November 30, 2020. The press release about the order provides that residents are advised to stay home as much as possible and wear face coverings when outside their household and around others. A summary of the Targeted Temporary Safer at

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released an advice response memo concluding that a claim that a construction company violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) “by laying off the charging party in the midst of a purported downturn in business due to COVID-19” and thereafter failing to recall the employee lacked merit. The Division

On July 23, 2020, the CDC issued guidance for K-12 school administrators to safely return to school in the fall of 2020. The CDC update is expressly intended as an aid for these administrators “as they consider how to protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of students, teachers, other school staff, their families and communities.”