- Written by The Saqui Law Group
Califia Farms Pays $5402 to Settle FFCRA Lawsuit
By: The Saqui Law Group and Christina Anton
Califia Farms (“Califia”) agreed to pay $5,402 in back wages to settle an investigation accusing the non-dairy product manufacture of violating the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) by requiring an employee to use his own accrued sick leave. You may read more about the settlement here.
Alert: Cal/OSHA Issues New High Heat Advisories and Reminders to Prevent Heat Illness and the Spread of COVID-19
- Written by Manuel E. Ignacio and Christina Anton
Cal/OSHA issued another News Release today regarding high heat advisories across the state. The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories due to high temperatures ranging from Shasta to Kern Counties. Cal/OSHA reminds employers that its Heat Illness Prevention Standard applies to all outdoor workers, including those in agriculture, construction, landscaping and those that spend a significant amount of time working outdoors such as security guards and groundskeepers, or in non-air conditioned vehicles such as transportation and delivery drivers. You can view the standards here.