California’s Office of Administrative Law (OAL) recently approved the Fair Employment and Housing Council’s amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations. The new regulations, Amendments to its California Family Rights Act Regulations, which will become effective on July 1, 2015, were filed with the Secretary of State on March 4, 2015. Further details on the approved regulations, including the notice of proposed rulemaking and the regulations’ final text, can be found on the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing website.
The Dallas paid sick leave ordinance was enjoined less than two days before the City of Dallas was set to begin full enforcement.
On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, while touring a vaccination site in Alexandria, Virginia, President Joe Biden imposed a deadline on every state to open up vaccination eligibility to all adults by April 19, 2021 (moving up the previous target date of May 1, 2021). The White House COVID-19 coordinator, Jeffrey Zients, told governors also on April 6, 2021, that more than 28 million doses of vaccines will be delivered to all of the states the week of April 4-12, 2021. The president’s directive matches Dr. Anthony Fauci’s estimate in November 2020 that the earliest a vaccine would be available for most nonprioritized Americans would be April 2021.
The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, which Governor Jerry Brown signed on September 10, 2014, goes into effect today, July 1, 2015.