1. Changes to the California Family Rights Act

    Do You Know About the Latest Changes to the California Family Rights Act? Until now, under both the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) and its federal counterpart, the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), employees ha…Read More

  2. Red Alert: Governor Signs SB 1159

    On Sept. 17, 2020, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 1159, which establishes a rebuttable presumption that illness or death resulting from COVID-19 is compensable for front-line workers and employees who contract COVID-19 due t…Read More

  3. RED ALERT – MAY 28, 2020

    On May 28, 2020, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) announced changes to the upcoming hearing schedule at district offices.[1] The changes are effective June 8. Hear…Read More

  4. RED ALERT –– MAY 6, 2020

    Today California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order creating a temporary workers' compensation presumption for employees diagnosed with COVID-19. The Governor explained that the executive order was signed to "remov[e] a b…Read More