Sacramento – AB 685, by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) was signed into law by Governor Newsom in Sacramento. AB 685 requires employers to provide a notice within one business day to employees who have been exposed to COVID-19 at their worksite, and report to the California Department of Public Health if an outbreak occurs. Current law does not require employers to notify their employees that they have been exposed to someone with Covid-19 at their work site. California is still making progress to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases, but nonetheless the
Sacramento – AB 2147, legislation by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) which provides an expedited expungement process for formerly incarcerated individuals who have successfully participated with fire suppression activities has been signed by Governor Newsom making California the first state in the nation to provide this type of relief to the formerly incarcerated that served as inmate firefighters.
San Bernardino – Against the backdrop of San Bernardino County continuing its efforts to reopen the economy, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are surging, causing the county to be placed on the California COVID-19 Watch List and Governor Newsom issuing new economic restrictions.