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Employer Considerations For Returning To Work Policies

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 13, 2020 7:41:18 AM

Throughout the U.S. and in California, various stages of Return-to-Work are in effect. This comes both as a relief and a concern for both employer and their employees.


Although the numbers of cases and fatalities involving COVID-19 are diminishing, the threat is not fully mitigated. As increasing numbers of businesses are engaged in or gearing up for a Return-to-Work, or RTW, there are many questions and concerns.

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Topics: employee retention, coronavirus, COVID-19, layoffs, return to work

Governor's Executive Order Provides Relief For California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 7, 2020 12:13:03 PM

On March 17, 2020, California Governor Newsom issued an executive order that suspended certain provisions of the California Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.


The goal is to provide businesses with some relief from the unprecedented actions being taken to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Retroactive as of March 4, 2020, which is when a State of Emergency was declared in California, the order will be in effect through the end of this emergency. The order suspends penalty provisions of the California WARN Act, including the noncompliance remedies of back pay, other damages, and civil penalties.

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Topics: california labor law, coronavirus, COVID-19, layoffs, WARN Act

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