In today’s technology-centered workplace, employees and employers have more options than ever before on how to communicate.  Calling, video-conferencing, and even texting amongst co-workers has become the norm.  And with the recent shift towards remote and hybrid work situations, many of these communications are happening from the comfort of employees’ homes.  With the lines between

On March 15, 2023, CalPERS issued Circular Letter 200-014-23, setting forth new requirements that contracting agencies must follow when determining whether local safety members are substantially incapacitated from performance of their usual duties for the purposes of a disability retirement.  Specifically, under Circular Letter 200-014-23, agencies are now required to submit additional documentation and