COVID-19 News & Resources for Farm Employers

Laws & Regulations

UPDATE: January 11, 2021 COVID-19 Updates: UPDATE: CAL/OSHA Publishes Frequently Asked Questions on the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard:  On…

Dept. of Fair Employment & Housing (DFEH) Furnishes Guidance on SB 973 Compliance

Employment

The California Legislature passed SB 973 (Jackson) in 2020, becoming effective on January 1, 2021.  (See “California Passes Employer Pay Data Reporting…

Cal/OSHA Form 300A Posting and Data Uploading Requirements

Employment

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health of the California Department of Industrial Relations (Cal/OSHA) requires covered all employers to post…

FFCRA Leave Mandate Expired 12/31/20

Employment

In March 2020, Congress passed and President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  FFCRA included mandates for up…

Social Security Number/Name No-Match Update

Employment

FELS has learned that the federal Social Security Administration (SSA) began sending "Employer Correction Request" (ECR) or “no-match” letters in…

UPDATE: Cal/OSHA’s New Emergency Standard on COVID-19 Prevention

Employment

UPDATE: December 2, 2020 The California Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board rolled out emergency temporary regulations on COVID-19…

Steps for Implementing Policy to Comply with Notice Requirements under AB 685

Uncategorized

UPDATED: November 16, 2020 November 16, 2020: FELS Group Legal Service Program partner law firm Barsamian & Moody has…