In this episode of our new series on labor issues in California, Maria Anastas, Daniel Adlong, and Sean Kramer discuss what organized labor in California is doing about COVID-19, in terms of legislation and union information requests during the pandemic. The speakers specifically discuss Assembly Bill (AB) 685, which will require employers to take action when they receive notice of potential COVID-19 exposure and ensure that contact tracing protocols are in place.
In the second episode of our three-part podcast series on Cal/OSHA litigation, Karen Tynan and Kevin Bland discuss Cal/OSHA’s jurisdiction versus the jurisdiction of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In addition, the speakers discuss the various classifications of workplace safety citations, including classification and characterization appeals.
In this episode of our COVID-19 Litigation series, Ashley Cuttino, Charles Thompson, and Tina Bengs address the latest litigation trends surrounding leave of absence requests and accommodations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers discuss the possibility of remote work as an alternative to leave, documentation best practices given that agency guidance is in flux, and litigation involving individuals in vulnerable populations.
In the fifth episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Jacky Maroney discuss the impact of current immigration policy on the tech industry. They cover the immigration landscape in the tech world, the implications of the temporary immigration ban, and business immigration best practices during the pandemic.