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GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW LAW TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM COVID-19

AB 685 is a new law that requires employers to notify workers who may have been exposed to COVID-19 and to report workplace outbreaks to local health departments. Employers must report to the local health department when 3 employees have been diagnosed with COVID-19 within a two-week period. See Responding to COVID-19 in the workplace and Cal/OSHA FAQ on AB 685. Check back soon for CDPH AB 685 guidance for employers.

 
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