DOL Issues Revised FFCRA Regs

In response to an early August ruling from a federal judge in a lawsuit brought by the state government of New York, the U.S. Department of Labor issued…

Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Under AB 1867

On September 9, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1867 into law creating two new Labor Code sections: 248 (food service workers) and 248.1(covered…

FELS Webinar: Employee COVID-19 Infections: What Does Cal/OSHA Want me to Record? What do they Want me to Report?

UPDATED: Webinar Presentation Posted September 14, 2020 Cal/OSHA's guidance on recording on OSHA logs instances of employees' COVID-19 infections,…

FELS Webinar: “You Have an Employee with COVID-19; Now What?”

FELS August 18 webinar, “You Have an Employee With COVID-19; Now What?” drew a strong attendance and many after-webinar questions; nearly 280 attendees…

Lawsuit to Invalidate ALRB Trespass-Access Rule

“Government may not give out permission slips to unions, to trespass on private property,” added Thompson. “When government arm-twists an owner…

OC Register on Fowler-Gerawan Piece-rate Suit

The Orange County Register editorialized on February 24, 2016 about the pending lawsuit brought by Fowler Packing and Gerawan Farming Company…

FELS Publishes AB 1513 Piece-rate Wage Resources

NEW!:  Employees seeking payment of back wages from the Unclaimed Wages Fund (UWF) can claim those wages through the procedure described in…