MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF COVID-19 IN THE WORKPLACE
A Guide to Resources, Government Benefits, and Programs in California. The Grady Firm can assist your company with preparing a Communicable Illness Plan, drafting notices for evolving policies to distribute employees, and answer employment questions on a case-by-case basis. Schedule a consultation today.
While it seems like we are receiving updates by the minute from the government, news organizations, and businesses that are closing, it is important for employers to stay calm to weather the emotional and financial storm that is spreading around the world. Find out about employer obligations and government benefits in California.
An employer is required to provide a safe workplace per OSHA regulations. If an employee has contracted COVID-19, that employee should be sent home from work immediately.
PAID SICK LEAVE AND TIME OFF
In California, if the employee has Paid Sick Leave available, the employer must provide such leave and compensate the employee under California paid sick leave laws.
CALIFORNIA BENEFITS AND PROGRAMS
California offers many benefits and programs to those affected by Covid-19. Including, Disability Insurance, Paid Family Leave for Caregivers, and much more.