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AB 685


By DeAnn Chase November 20, 2020    Category: Business Law

AB 685

Article written by Gabriela Lamond, Associate Attorney, Chase Law Group, P.C.  On September 17, 2020, Governor Newsom approved of changes to the California Labor Code with respect to an employer’s tracking, reporting, and record-keeping requirements for COVID-19, as well as new rebuttable presumptions for employees submitting workers’ compensation and disability benefits claims related to COVID-19.  These changes were presented in California Assembly Bill 685 (AB 685) and California Senate Bill 1159 (SB 1159). Effective January 1, 2021, AB 685 imposes new COVID-19 notice, reporting and record-keeping requirements for California employers. Notice Requirements for Potential COVID-19 Exposure If an employer receives notice... READ MORE