COVID Pay is Back

The 2022 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) is now law and in effect from 1/1 through 9/30/2022. The 2022 version is different than what we had last year so paid close attention to the differences summarized herein.  [click to read more …]

Post Your Log

What am I supposed to put on the OSHA log that needs posting?  [click to read more …]

COVID Confusion

As you know, HR Jungle is a human resources consulting firm… not a safety or risk management company. We, too, struggle to read all the latest COVID news and try to understand it. Unfortunately, the information continues to change nearly weekly so everyone needs to keep checking on the latest regulations. Here are the resources we use most frequently.  [click to read more …]

It’s Back!

Federal vaccination mandates have been bounced around the courts but one just bounced back into our laps. A federal appeals court has reversed a previous block and the mandate for companies of 100 or more employees to require vaccinations or weekly testing is, once again, active. The new deadline is Monday, January 10, 2022.  [click to read more …]

One Drink Too Many

hat’s the worst that can happen if I serve alcohol at our company holiday party but offer cab service to and from each employee’s home?  [click to read more …]

Vax Madness

I want to stick my head in the sand and ignore all the craziness I’m hearing about vaccination mandates. How do I know what actually affects my employees?  [click to read more …]

A Shot in the Arm

President Biden has announced a plan that will affect companies with 100 or more employees. It appears those companies will either need to mandate vaccinations for employees or have unvaccinated employees tested weekly. This hasn’t taken effect yet and the final ruling or regulation will come from OSHA (the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration) or the state versions of OSHA, such as Cal/OSHA.  [click to read more …]

Revised Workplace Rules

The COVID merry-go-round keeps spinning and we’re getting dizzy. Thanks to the increasing number of positive cases we’re getting with the Delta variant, we’re now going retro.  [click to read more …]

Cal/OSHA Re-Revised Rules

Once again, we have revised regulations regarding masks at work. Cal/OSHA (California Occupational Safety and Health Agency) approved new regulations only two weeks ago and almost immediately pulled them back for further review. The biggest problem was their regs still weren’t in alignment with the CDC (Centers for Disease Control). The revised regulations are now in effect.  [click to read more …]

Latest Cal/OSHA Rules

I’m so confused about COVID precautions as my employees are returning to the office. What’s the latest?  [click to read more …]