FLASH REPORTS

Flash: Officials Halt Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Why are the Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration halting use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine? Here's what you need to know.

Flash: Californian Picked to Head Fed-OSHA

There is about to be a new gun running federal OSHA. He is a Californian. Click here to find out who it is …

Flash: CDC: Vaccinated May Gather Without Masks

If you are fully vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control says you can gather with others without masks. Is this a ray of hope for the workplace? And do the Cal/OSHA Emergency Requirements fly in the face of this new thinking?

Flash: California Labor Secretary Joining Biden Administration

Less than two years after becoming California’s secretary of the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, Julie Su is moving on to the number two spot at the US Department of Labor.

Flash: Huge Penalties For One California Government Agency

Cal/OSHA has cited and is seeking more than $421,000 in penalties from another California agency. Governmental agencies including cities, counties, special districts and, yes, state agencies are subject to the authority of Cal/OSHA and the Division of Safety and Health. The state says the agency willfully exposed staff to COVID-19. Find out which government agencies are fighting it out. Click here to get the whole story…

Flash: Judge Denies Injunctions on COVID Regulation

Here's how Judge Ethan Schulman rules on the employer lawsuits seeking TRO’s to stop Cal/OSHA's COVID emergency standard.

Flash: Lawsuit Seeks to Overturn COVID Standard

New lawsuit alleges underground regulation and “ruinous consequences” for agricultural employers from emergency temporary standard. Will this be the one to kill the emergency standard?

Flash: Crawford Joins Cal/OSHA Standards Board

The California Governor has finally appointed one new and reappointed two members to the Cal/OSHA Standards Board. The new member fills a long-vacant management seat on Cal/OSHA's rulemaking board. Find out who they are by clicking here.

Flash: Lawsuit filed to Nullify Cal/OSHA Emergency COVID Rule

Seeking an injunction, employers filed a lawsuit saying the new Cal/OSHA emergency standard was promulgated illegally and that it could be “ruinous” to California employers. It comes at the same time as the COVID vaccines are being distributed. Read about it here.

Flash: OAL Approves Emergency COVID Regulation

Here's how the Office of Administrative Law acted on the controversial Cal/OSHA regulation, after a slew of comments by the employer community. Get a copy of the 21 page standard.