VIDEO UPDATE: Cal/OSHA scales back costly regulation
FEBRAURY 6, 2023
CRA members were the first restaurateurs in California to learn of this news, made official by Cal/OSHA: the agency has scaled back its onerous COVID-19 workplace regulations requiring an additional layer of so-called “exclusionary pay” for your team members who were either exposed to – or contracted – COVID-19. The requirement was always redundant and unnecessarily costly when the law already required supplemental COVID, paid sick leave for affected employees.
This was a hard-won victory for the CRA and other employer groups in California. So, what does this mean for employers, and why did it take Cal/OSHA so long to finally loosen its regulations? Sabrina explains in this week’s News You Need to Know.
For the language of the COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulation, click here.
For more information on the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulation, click here.