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California employment law wrap-up: The top five developments for California employers in May 2021

United States Publication June 4, 2021

COVID-19 continues to dominate the employment law landscape, as Cal/OSHA and the EEOC respond with new mandates and guidance. Plus, a Court of Appeals opinion gives employers a break on meal periods. Read below for our brief summary of these and other developments for May 2021.

  1. Cal/OSHA revises its COVID-19 emergency, temporary standard
  2. Equal employment opportunity commission issues update on COVID-19 vaccination guidance
  3. Court of Appeal issues "sweet" opinion affirming the denial of class certification in meal break case
  4. California Court of Appeals clarifies standard for aiding and abetting harassment claim under the FEHA
  5. Post-termination earnings must be deducted from wrongful termination verdict

That's a wrap. See you next month for another top five developments for California employers.

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