2024 CAL-PECULIARITIES

Apr. 17, 2024  – As most California employers are now aware, a new workplace violence law (SB 553) requires essentially all CA employers to develop and implement written Workplace Violence Prevention Plans and training by July 1, 2024. The new requirements will be enforced by Cal/OSHA.

Cost  –  There is no cost to attend, but registration is

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By Shardé Skahan

Seyfarth Synopsis:  The reporting deadline for the 2023 California pay data reporting cycle is only six weeks away. Employers with at least 100 employees with at least one California employee must file their Pay Data Report with the California Civil Rights Department (CRD) by May 8, 2024.  While the reporting requirements are largely the same as

Continue Reading Six Weeks To Go Until California’s Pay Data Reporting Deadline

By Andrea N. Vizzo and Joshua A. Rodine

Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 25, 2024, the California Supreme Court unanimously answered three questions regarding the meaning of  “hours worked” that had been certified to it by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. This ruling illuminates what constitutes employer control sufficient to render particular activities compensable under Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order

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By Ilana MoradyPatrick Joyce, and Adam Young

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Cal/OSHA Standards Board was ready to vote on Cal/OSHA’s indoor heat rule at the March 21, 2024 Standards Board meeting, but at the 11th hour, the Board was ordered to cancel its scheduled vote.

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In a surprising development, the Cal/OSHA indoor heat rule, which was

Continue Reading Indoor Heat Illness Standard: More Delay of the Long-Delayed Rule