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COVID-19 State/District Updates

COVID-19 State/District Updates

California As we mentioned here, California has reinstated their COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) effective February 19, 2022 (with sick pay retroactive to January 1,...

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California COVID-19 SPSL Update

California COVID-19 SPSL Update

COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) The revival of SPSL in the Golden State is official as SPSL (SB 114) was approved by lawmakers on Monday, and was signed into law by...

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#LarkinSleevesUp Blood Drive

#LarkinSleevesUp Blood Drive

February 1 through May 1, 2022 Historically, The Larkin Company has partnered with the American Red Cross to hold semi-annual blood drives onsite at our Roseville location.  The...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates It appears that mandating COVID-19 vaccinations just isn’t going to meet legal muster, with the lone exception being the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that mandates employers...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

We don’t have quite as many updates this time which is a gift in and of itself. The COVID-19 vaccine mandates continue to ping pong their way in and out of our lives. Stayed,...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Earlier this week, the EEOC updated its What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation...

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Coronavirus and Leave Updates

Coronavirus and Leave Updates

U.S. Federal Updates President Biden’s Executive Order requiring federal contractors and subcontractors with a covered contract to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has essentially...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

Who else can’t believe that it’s almost Thanksgiving? 2021 has been a major improvement over 2020, but we still have a long way to go. 2022 will be even better. We would like to...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates National Paid Leave This has become quite the rollercoaster. Apparently, federal Paid Leave is back in President Biden’s Build Back Better spending bill. So...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates National Paid Leave Well, it appears our dreams of a nationwide paid leave program have been dashed...for now. We’ll see what happens in the future. There...

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California EDD Announces 2022 Changes

California EDD Announces 2022 Changes

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced that the 2022 employee contribution rate for State Disability Insurance (SDI) will decrease to 1.1%. The...

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