October 2023

A Quick Reminder From P•A•S Associates Regarding Time Off For Voting!

With a general election quickly approaching on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, we wanted to remind you of a few important requirements. Employers are required to provide up to two hours of paid time off to vote if an employee does not have sufficient time outside of work hours to do so. Polling places are open from

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‘A low bar’: How California’s new workplace violence prevention plan aims to make workplaces safer

California employers have less than nine months to comply with the state’s new law requiring workplace violence prevention plans. The law, which was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom Sept. 30, goes into effect July 1, 2024. Under SB 553, most employers will need to maintain logs on violent incidents, as well as provide training to workers on

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California law gives workers 5 days of leave for reproductive loss

California workers can take five days off for reproductive loss under a new law. SB 848, which was signed Tuesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, takes effect Jan. 1. The law expands the state’s protected leave and defines “reproductive loss” as a failed adoption, failed surrogacy, miscarriage, stillbirth or unsuccessful assisted reproduction experienced by the employee or their

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Employers Using E-Verify Allowed to Continue Remote Verification of Form I-9

On July 21, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that beginning on August 1, employers who use E-Verify and are in good standing will have the option to review employees’ identity and employment authorization documents (EAD) via live video call rather than in person. Employers who aren’t using E-Verify may wish to

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Employers Not at Fault When Employees Transmit COVID-19 to Nonemployees

On July 6, 2023, the California Supreme Court issued its ruling that employers aren’t legally responsible in preventing the spread of COVID-19 to nonemployee household members who contracted the virus as a result of exposure to an employee who, in turn, contracted the virus at work. This decision is undoubtedly good news for employers, who

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