Nail-Biter for Family Leave Bill Reveals Tough Realities for Working Moms
Why did a lawmaker need to bring her newborn to the COVID-exposed state Capitol to do her job? To help pass a new family leave law.
California COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Claims Soar
Workers’ compensation claims for COVID-19 have spiked dramatically in the past two months. Those claims could mean more than $2 billion in costs for employers and their insurers.
Comstock’s Talks: Back to Business — Not as Usual
PODCAST: Companies can expect to see COVID-19-related employment lawsuits from nearly any corner, including wage and hour issues and disability discrimination. These four strategies can help mitigate risk.
Back to Business — Not as Usual
Four strategies to help employers avoid litigation as California reopens
Companies can expect to see COVID-19-related employment lawsuits from nearly any corner. These strategies can help mitigate risk.
Mandate Diversity? California Bill Would Ban All-White Corporate Boards
All-white corporate boards would be prohibited in California under a bill in the Legislature that follows in the footsteps of a controversial law that mandated women in corporate boardrooms.
Return to Workplace – Crisis to Calm
Spencer Building Maintenance
Spencer Building Maintenance has been at the forefront in cleaning and disinfecting facilities since the SARS and H1N1 virus outbreaks and is continuing through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor’s Quandary: Who Should Get California Workers’ Comp Benefits For COVID-19?
Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing intense lobbying from both business and labor as he weighs an executive order that would make it easier for essential workers such as nurses and grocery clerks to get workers’ compensation if they contract COVID-19.
Protecting Our Privacy
Cybersecurity advocate George Usi on how businesses can prepare for an eventual compromise
George Usi founded Rancho Cordova-based Omnistruct in 2019, selling cybersecurity compliance programs to businesses. We spoke with Usi about his mission to educate businesses so they can manage their risk when a cybersecurity breach occurs.
Help for Displaced Workers
What employers and employees need to know about job protection and wage replacement during the COVID-19 pandemic
In the COVID-19 pandemic, business as usual has been upended and employers and employees are facing uncharted territory. Comstock’s spoke with Roseville-based employment law attorney Drew Lewis about what job protection and wage replacement programs are available in the Capital Region.
Why Bosses Should Let Employees Surf the Web at Work
Checking Facebook and personal email can boost employee morale
Most workers don’t spend 100 percent of your time at the office doing what they’re supposed to be doing. When it comes to surfing the web, new research says that could help with stressful work environments.