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Doctor Examining Patient
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The ordinance requires San Francisco employers with more than 100 employees worldwide to provide paid leave to employees for “public health
emergencies.”

Open Work Space
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Under the California Labor Code, employers must pay non-exempt employees a premium payment of one hour of pay for non-compliant meal periods or rest breaks...

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On June 15, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana.

Wearing Masks in Office
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On April 21, 2022, Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board voted to approve the Third Readoption of the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”).

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Since the onset of the 2017 #MeToo movement, lawmakers have worked to implement legal reform related sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace.

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The AIA, SF Chapter, has bestowed a Presidential Commendation to Long & Levit Partner, Jennifer Suzuki.

Back to Work with Masks
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Employers With 100 or More Employees Face Looming Deadlines to Implement Mandatory “Vax or Test” Policies.

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The “Silenced No More Act,” which amends California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1001 and the California Fair Employment...

Drug and Syringe
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OSHA published its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) regarding COVID-19 vaccination and testing on November 5, 2021. 

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The Biden Administration has announced a mandate for private employers with more than 100 employees to require employees to be vaccinated or tested for COVID-19 on a weekly basis.

Pillars of Justice
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In the past few weeks, employers have been faced with an onslaught of confusing and often conflicting guidance regarding workplace COVID-19 restrictions.

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San Francisco Employer Update Regarding Latest COVID-19 Workplace Guidance

In the past few weeks, employers have been faced with an onslaught of confusing and often conflicting guidance regarding workplace COVID-19 restrictions.

Social Distance
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As California employers prepare to reoccupy the workplace, the rules about basics like masking and social distancing can seem confusingly in flux

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Effective March 29, 2021, Senate Bill 95 mandates that California employers with more than 25 employees provide up to 80 hours of supplemental paid sick leave for certain COVID-related absences in addition to paid time off...

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Effective March 7, 2021, the COVID-Related Employment Protections Ordinance prohibits employment discrimination and retaliation on the basis of COVID-19 status.

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On June 15, 2020, in Bostock v. Clayton Cty., Georgia1, the Supreme Court held in a 6-to-3 decision that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination against LGBT individuals.

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The California Supreme Court allows an insurer to sue Cumis counsel to recover allegedly unreasonable and unnecessary defense fees and costs.