COVID-19

Episode 104: Can I Mandate Vaccines for New Employees?
Episode 104: Can I Mandate Vaccines for New Employees?

For this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards discusses the ever-evolving world of COVID vaccine mandates with CEDR Compliance Officer Nora Gustafson, including if you, as an employer, can require your new hires to get vaccinated before starting...

Employer COVID Vaccine Mandate Laws By State
Employer COVID Vaccine Mandate Laws By State

In the fall of 2021, it seemed like states were coming out with new rules around vaccine mandates practically every other day. That trend has definitely slowed down, but it hasn’t stopped completely.  New rules around vaccine mandates continue to roll out and, in some...

Covid Updates and Resources for 2021
Covid Updates and Resources for 2021

With over 100 changes in employment law this year alone, 2021 is shaping up to be a year of continuous challenges for the leadership of private practices. Nearly halfway through this year, the Delta and Lambda variants threaten to present even more scheduling and...

What the New Federal Vaccine Mandates Mean for Your Practice
What the New Federal Vaccine Mandates Mean for Your Practice

The federal government released information about two new vaccine mandates. At this time, we believe that very few of our members would even be covered by either of these mandates if they survive the various court challenges being brought against them.  Here’s what we...

Details on California’s New Statewide COVID Paid Sick Leave Law
Details on California’s New Statewide COVID Paid Sick Leave Law

Jump to a topic: What if I already offer paid time off? What about Cal/OSHA Exclusion Pay? 1 week of COVID PSL if the employee or a family member tests positive for COVID 1 week of COVID PSL if the employee needs to be out for a number of other COVID-related reasons ...

Practical Guidance for Employers Handling the Coronavirus
Practical Guidance for Employers Handling the Coronavirus

We know there is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about the coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, and how to handle it in the workplace. Our goal is to provide you with guidance on how to handle this as an employer -- practical solutions for the...

Remote Work Checklist for Employers
Remote Work Checklist for Employers

In light of growing concerns surrounding coronavirus, many businesses are wondering if they will be faced with a decision to send employees home and/or close their doors for a period of time.  One popular idea to address these concerns is to offer remote work (or...

Unemployment Eligibility Expanded Under CARES Act
Unemployment Eligibility Expanded Under CARES Act

The federal government has passed the ‘third phase’ of emergency legislation, called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), in response to the present outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19.  You can read the law in its entirety here, but...