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…

California Supreme Court Holds Dynamex ABC Test for Independent Contractors Applies Retroactively

In 2018, the California Supreme Court decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court fundamentally changed the manner by which workers are classified as employees or independent contractors. The court found under the “suffer or permit to work” employee definition in all California wage orders, any worker who performs work for a business is…

Congrats on 25 Years, RPNA Law!

RPNA Law would like to extend its sincerest congratulations to Nicholas Roxborough, Drew Pomerance, Gary Nye, and Michael Adreani on the 25th anniversary of their Woodland Hills, California law firm, RPNA Law. The firm officially opened its doors on January 16, 1996 when UC Berkeley undergraduate friends Nicholas Roxborough and Drew Pomerance decided to merge…

Additional California  Laws in Effect January 2021

Aside from the latest employment-related laws referenced in yesterday’s newsletter, California has passed additional laws effective January 1, 2021 concerning housing, health, and consumer protections. A few of the key laws outside of the workplace include the following: •   Property Tax Break: California homeowners who are 55 or older, can get a property tax break…

Latest Laws Affecting the California Workplace

The California Legislature passed and Governor Newsom signed several new laws which immediately affect California employers, ranging from Covid-19 policies, minimum wage increases, and to expanded leave benefits. Below are highlights of the new laws, effective January 1, 2021: Notification of Potential Covid-19 Exposure: Public and private California employers are to provide detailed notices to…