1. COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Extended

    Assembly Bill (AB) 152 continues the availability of COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave for covered employees through December 31, 2022
  2. Employee COVID-19 Testing Requirements

    Ask SSC . . . Is the COVID-19 testing requirement for unvaccinated school employees still in place for the 2022-23 school year? The short
  3. Ask SSC . . . Must a Recent CalSTRS Retiree Stop Working on March 31?

    Q. Executive Order N-3-22 provided flexibility for California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) retirees to fill in some of the
  4. State Requires School Staff Vaccinations

    In a press conference today, August 11, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new public health order that requires all school staff to be
  5. Proposed Expansion of COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

    Last year, Executive Order N-51-20 provided COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave in California to certain food sector workers, and
  6. Governor Newsom Signs Workers’ Compensation and Family Leave Bills into Law

    On Thursday, September 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed three bills relating to Workers’ Compensation, expanded family leave, and
  7. Another Kind of Deferral: Employee Social Security Taxes

    On August 8, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum providing for the deferral of the employee portion of Old-Age
  8. New York Challenges Provisions of the DOL Regulations

    As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which requires that all public
  9. New Coronavirus Testing and Travel Guidelines

    On August 24, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released new guidance for testing for the Coronavirus. The new guidance suggests
  10. By the Way . . . DOL Issues Resources for HR 6201 Paid Leave Provisions

    On March 24, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published a Fact Sheet for Employees , a Fact Sheet for Employers , and a