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OMLO is committed to providing our clients with insight into important legal developments. Our Legal Alerts cover everything from new legislation to important judicial decisions. Please contact our offices or one of our attorneys to find out more about what these developments may mean for you.

November 12, 2021

Federal OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard – Implications for California Employers

Background On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced that employers with 100 or more employees would be required to ensure their workers are either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing. President Biden directed ...... Read More

November 8, 2021

Recent Court Decision Could Require Distance Learning be Available to Special Education Students Statewide

Prior to the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year, most school districts provided a form of distance learning for their students during the pandemic. However, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill (“AB”) 130 this summer. ...... Read More

October 27, 2021

SB 270 Imposes New Penalties on Public Employers Who Fail to Provide Unions with Required Employee and New Hire Information

Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 270 into law on September 27, 2021. This bill becomes operative on July 1, 2022, and amends Government Code section 3558 to create an enforcement mechanism for the ...... Read More

September 20, 2021

Time is Running Out to Comply with SB 1383 and New CalRecycle Regulations

California law as amended by SB 1383, which becomes effective on January 1, 2022, requires that cities adopt organic waste disposal and procurement regulations. This requirement is meant to help achieve the state’s climate goals and ...... Read More

September 16, 2021

Update: Assembly Bill 361

Updated September 17, 2021: AB 361 has been signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom. OMLO will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions ...... Read More

August 24, 2021

New Law AB 1475 Prohibits Law Enforcement from Posting Certain Booking Photos on Social Media Platforms

On July 23, 2021, AB 1475 was signed into law. AB 1475 was authored by Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, who had noticed an alarming trend of police and sheriff’s departments posting mugshots online in order ...... Read More

August 18, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Los Angeles Outdoor Masking Requirement for Mega Events

In an effort to slow the increase in and level of transmission of COVID-19 currently being seen in Los Angeles County, the LA County Department of Public Health (“DPH”) has issued an outdoor mask requirement ...... Read More

August 12, 2021

California Requires Workers in K-12 Schools Be Vaccinated or Regularly Tested

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (“DPH”) have announced new measures to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in K-12 schools and to support ...... Read More

August 4, 2021

Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements, Federal and State Civil Rights Laws and Workplace Vaccination Mandates

As discussed in further detail in our previous legal alert, with the vaccine against COVID-19 becoming more readily available, employers have been exploring whether a requirement that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 would be feasible ...... Read More

July 20, 2021

California State Health Officials Mandate Universal Masking Indoors in K-12 School Settings for the 2021-2022 School Year

On July 12, 2021, two days after the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) published its updated recommendations for K-12 schools, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) issued updated COVID-19 Health Guidance for K-12 Schools ...... Read More

July 16, 2021

LA County Will Again Require Indoor Masking to Slow Increase in COVID-19 Cases

To combat a sharp increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County, the LA County Department of Public Health has issued an indoor mask requirement beginning Saturday, July 17, at 11:59 ...... Read More

July 1, 2021

Expiration of “Virtual” Brown Act Meetings on September 30, 2021

On June 11, 2021, Governor Newsom’s office issued Executive Order N-08-21, which specifies that the continued flexibility of certain open meeting requirements under the Brown Act, including the conduct of local agency meetings through electronic ...... Read More

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