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California's Labor Laws are LIkely to Change Due to Covid-19

With many of California's workplaces facing serious and significant changes due to Covid-19, state legislators are considering whether labor laws need to evolve too. 

Legislators have proposed expanding workers’ compensation eligibility so that more employees will be covered if they are diagnosed with COVID-19, increasing the number of sick days for food service workers and requiring employers to pay a portion of utility and internet bills for teleworkers.

As currently written, AB 196 would go a step further than Hill’s legislation by creating a presumption that essential workers who contract COVID-19 were infected while on the job, with no ability for the employer to contest that finding.

Healthy FInancial Habits

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, it is more important than ever to watch our spending and to practice sound financial habits.  Here are some tips that I have learned and tried to practice over the years:


Covid-19 Advice Blog

The Covid-19 Virus presents many legal and personal challenges for all of us.  If you contact the virus while on the job working, and you are forced to miss time from work, you may have a claim for workers' compensation benefits.  If you are dependent on a person who has been killed by the Covid-19 Virus, which was contacted in the workplace, you may have a a workers' compensation death claim.  If you are uncertain about the facts and the legal affects, please feel free to reply here.  Stay safe!
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