The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Employers Cannot Require Arbitration Agreements as a Condition of Employment

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court who previously ruled that AB 51 was an unlawful restriction on arbitration agreements. The 9th Circuit’s ruling means that – at least for now – AB 51 remains the law in California. Last year, California Assembly Bill 51 was enacted, adding a section to…

Effective Immediately: Cal/OSHA’s Updated Guidelines for California Employers re: Vaccinations External

We previously covered the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) that the California Division of Occupation Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released back in November of 2020. Now we have an update for you that we hope helps RPNA’s clients. As of June 17, 2021, Cal/OSHA approved revisions to the ETS that reflect the current health…