Sacramento Attorney Authors Article on New California Workplace Safety and Health Bill
On Sept. 19, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2334 into law in an effort to make various workplace safety and health changes that will go in effect Jan. 1, 2019. The new law requires the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health to monitor federal electronic record-keeping requirements and resurrects the Volks rule, which provides for a longer statute of limitations for record retention violations. In his bylined article “California Enacts New Law Responding to Federal OSHA Changes” for SHRM, Sacramento attorney Benjamin Ebbink breaks down the new law for employers and provides insight on the changes expected once the bill is in effect.
To read the full article, visit SHRM.