Governor Seeks Increase for Cal/OSHA

Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-22 proposed budget would give the Cal/OSHA program an across-the-board increase. The proposal is part of an $850.6 million budget for the Department of Industrial Relations, a … Read More »

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Standards Board Completely Seated

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board’s newest member, Kate Crawford, brings years of frontline safety experience to the rulemaking body. Crawford becomes the board’s second management representative and was appointed by Governor … Read More »

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Why Newsom Vetoed Home Domestics Bill

Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed SB 1257, which would have ended a longstanding exemption from Cal/OSHA safety regulations for domestic household service – such as housecleaners, nannies, and caregivers. Newsom … Read More »

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Emergency COVID Bill Now Law for Ag

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 2043, an urgency bill to educate farm employees of COVID-19 hazards and preventive measures. It takes effect immediately. He also signed two other COVID-related … Read More »

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AB 685: What Happens Next?

Beginning in January 2021, California employers will be required to notify employees, and in some cases health authorities, about potential COVID exposures. In signing AB 685, Governor Gavin Newsom also … Read More »

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Governor Gets COVID Bills

Four safety-related COVID-19 bills have been passed and sent to Governor Gavin Newsom. AB 2043, for instance, is aimed at better informing farmer laborers about COVID protections. The measure by … Read More »

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