In the third episode of our three-part podcast series on Cal/OSHA litigation, Karen Tynan and Kevin Bland discuss violations of due process such as whether Cal/OSHA workplace safety citations and notices of penalty give clear notice and provide employers with the ability to prepare a defense. In addition, the speakers discuss whether workers may be independent contractors and the ins and outs of employee misclassifications under California’s new ABC test.
Design delegation—when a construction contractor assumes responsibility for project design—can expose contractors to increased liability. In this episode, Randy Ruff and Jonathan Mraunac discuss how design delegation can occur and best practices for managing the associated risks.
TECHPLACE™ Tickler: The Expanding Importance of eSignatures in the Remote Workplace – Best Practices for Compliance
In the second episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Gus Suarez discuss the expanding importance of the use of electronic signatures (eSignatures) in the remote workplace and tips for evaluating your eSignatures process. They cover what constitutes an eSignature, which laws govern eSignatures, and best practices for enhancing compliance with those laws.
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 now requires employers to take action when they receive notice of potential COVID-19 exposure and ensure that contact tracing protocols are in place.