Updating personnel rules is an endless task. Laws are constantly changing, and agencies are experiencing significant operational changes now more than ever. The responsibility of ensuring that all personnel rules are up to date and reflect both the legal requirements and the operational requirements is time-consuming and daunting. However, auditing personnel rules is one of
Madison Tanner advises clients on a variety of labor, employment and education matters. Madison has experience working with institutions of higher education, specifically in the area of internal operational audits. She is skilled in researching and preparing memoranda for clients on a variety of legal issues, including First Amendment and free speech issues and their intersection with varied university policies and federal and state education laws.
On February 28, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) updated its guidance concerning the use of face coverings to further relax those requirements.
While the updated CDPH guidance continues to require the use of face covering in certain high-risk settings, the guidance removes those requirements in most other circumstances:
- Effective March 1,
Non-employees may be able to sue employers for COVID-19 infections that can be traced to the employer’s workplace. A recent California Court of Appeal decision may pave the way for third parties to collect compensation from employers due to COVID-19 infections.
A California Court of Appeal recently allowed a cause of action brought by an…