Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas

Three bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last week once again modify employers’ obligations to California employees who are exposed to or contract COVID-19.  The most important aspects of this

Continue Reading Employers’ COVID-19-Related Obligations Change Under New Legislation

Bills of importance to California employers were passed by the California Legislature in the final days of the 2022 session, which ended yesterday.  Governor Gavin Newsom has until September 30

Continue Reading Sign or Veto? Bills Impacting Employers Await Governor Newsom’s Decision

Any one of three bills still advancing through the California Legislature’s 2022 session will have broad consequences for California employers if enacted.  The Legislature has until August 31 to pass

Continue Reading Consequential Bills to Employers Advance Through California Legislature

Please join us for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. PST (1:00 p.m. EST) for insight on emerging threats in California employment litigation. Fox employment

Continue Reading Webinar – “New Threats to California Employers”

The COVID-19 rules for California workplaces have changed once again, statewide.  Now in effect, the newest version of Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) make changes of importance to all
Continue Reading Update Practices: New Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Regulations Are Now Effective

By a hard-hitting 6-3 majority last Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court barred the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from implementing or enforcing its new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard
Continue Reading Vaccinate or Test Mandates: The U.S. Supremes Blew Out OSHA’s Mandate, But Other Shoes May Drop for Employers in California