3 New Employment Laws for California in 2021

Erick Becker

Erick Becker, Senior Partner

In the videos linked below, Erick Becker of Cummins & White LLP provides a summary overview and a detailed review of three important new California employment laws for 2021: California Family Rights Act expansion, COVID-19 employee notice requirements, and addition of leave rights for victims of serious crime.

Video 1: Overview

Summary overview of the three important new employment laws in California for 2021: California Family Rights Act expansion, COVID-19 employee notice requirements, and expansion of leave rights for victims of serious crime.

Video 2: (California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Expansion)

Sets forth the critical aspects of CFRA expansion, including coverage extension to small employers, leave rights to care for additional family members, coordination with the FMLA, and steps to insure compliance.

Video 3: (COVID 19 Notice)

Describes the requirements to provide notice to employees of COVID exposure in the workplace, including key elements in the notice, requirements in the event of an outbreak, and expanded powers for Cal OSHA to address COVID hazards.

Video 4: (Crime Victims Leave)

Explains new rights for employees that suffer mental or physical injuries due to a criminal act to take leave, and to take leave in the event a family member is injured or dies as a result of a crime.

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