Elyza P. HeraldezBlog Posts

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  • California Counties and Cities Begin to Mandate Face Coverings in Further Efforts to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

    The Center for Disease Control (“CDC”) recently began recommending the use of non-medical masks or “cloth face coverings” to help stem the spread of COVID-19. According to the CDC’s recommendation, cloth face coverings are recommended in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g. grocery stores and pharmacies). The CDC has... Continue Reading…
    April 8, 2020
  • California Counties and Cities Begin to Mandate Face Coverings in Further Efforts to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

    The Center for Disease Control (“CDC”) recently began recommending the use of non-medical masks or “cloth face coverings” to help stem the spread of COVID-19. According to the CDC’s recommendation, cloth face coverings are recommended in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g. grocery stores and pharmacies). The CDC has... Continue Reading
    April 8, 2020
  • Is “Cannabis User” the Next Protected Class in California?

    Years after California legalized recreational use of cannabis, employers continue to struggle with determining their rights and liabilities regarding employees who engage in that activity. In 2016, a majority of California voters approved Proposition 64, titled “The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act” (Prop 64). Prop 64 permits adults 21 years of... Continue Reading
    February 24, 2020
  • Love is in the Air – But Should it Be?

    February is the month where romance blossoms – which means it is a great time for employers to review their policies regarding employee fraternization and intracompany relationships. How does an employer go about regulating romantic relationships between employees? It can be tricky. When creating workplace policies, employers should keep Labor Code section 96(k) in mind.... Continue Reading
    February 14, 2020