1. Employer Alert: California Employers Must Provide 80 Hours of Paid COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Leave

    On March 19, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 95, which extends and expands the requirement for employers to provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees affected by COVID-19. The law places new paid leave requirements on most California employers, and it requires their immediate atte…Read More

  2. 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 have been able to obtain leave on behalf of only a limited number of fam…Read More

  3. What Do California Employers Need To Know About COVID-19?

    MS&A General Managing Partner Eric De Wames provides in-depth insight into what California employers need to know about COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has created hardships for millions of Americans. Business owners face tremendous challenges to their bottom line, as well as employment practice…Read More

  4. What All Employers with Fewer Than 500 Employees Must Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    On March 14, 2020, the House passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). On March 18, 2020, the Senate passed the bill which was largely revised from its original form. President Trump signed it into law the same day. The effective dates of these provisions are from April 1, 2020…Read More