Essential Workers

California Budget Act of 2020

On June 29, 2020, Gavin Newsome signed the 2020 Budget Act, authorizing a $202.1 billion spending plan to help with COVID-19 response efforts and to boost the California economy. 5.7 billion will be allocated towards personal protective equipment, hospital surge preparation, and to help protect...Read more

MEMORANDUM ON IDENTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORKERS DURING COVID-19 RESPONSE

On March 19, 2020, the US Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency released this memorandum identifying essential workers and describing their responsibilities.Read more

Executive Order N-51-20

EO requiring certain employers of “Food Sector Workers” offer paid sick-leave benefits.Read more

New California law funds COVID-19 outreach, enforcement for farmworkers

This article disucsses two laws aimed at helping California’s "essential workers” during the COVID-19 crisis.Read more

GUIDANCE FOR THE USE OF FACE COVERINGS

On June 18th, 2020, the California Department of Public Health released this guidance on the requirement to wear face masks in public or common spaces.Read more

Executive Order N-62-20

May 5, 2020 executive order outlining the requirements for providing workers' compensation benefits to those who have contracted and are filing claims due to
COVID-19 related illnesses.Read more

Executive Order N-46-20

State led effort to relieve shortages in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers working to combat COVID-19.Read more

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