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Clients of The Maloney Firm receive expertise in and outside of court, even when up against larger, national firms. Always looking out for its clients’ best interests, The Maloney Firm provides significant expertise without significant cost.

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Cal/OSHA’s Revised COVID-19 ETS is Approved, Bringing Relaxed Masking and Physical Distancing Requirements Jun 18, 2021

Update: Cal/OSHA revised their Model COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) on June 29, 2021 to reflect the changes in the newly revised COVID-19 ETS. Access the newly revised Model CPP here. On June 17, 2021, Cal/OSHA’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved significant revisions to the Emergency Temporary Standards for COVID-19 Prevention (ETS), which include […]

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California Issues Updated Vaccination Verification and Testing Requirements and Recommendations Jul 29, 2021

Note: On July 28, 2021, the CDPH issued new guidance recommending that all Californians, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks while indoors. The guidance also adds Adult and Senior Care Facilities to the list of settings where all individuals must wear masks indoors. Access the updated Guidance here. On July 26, 2021, Governor Newsom announced […]

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Best Practices Advice From The Bully Pulpit: Court Of Appeal Uses Published Decision To Shame Lawyer When No Legal Malpractice Claim Arose From Bad Conduct Jul 22, 2021

By Carl I. S. Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC . In White v. Molfetta (2021) 64 Cal.App.5th 628, a California Court of Appeal decision filed on May 24, 2021, the court made the unusual choice to publicly and explicitly shame an attorney, writing that the court “cannot condone such laxity on the part of […]

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Calculating the Premium Wage for Missed Meal/Rest Breaks Jul 21, 2021

By Nicholas Grether, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC When an employer does not provide an employee a proper meal or rest break, California law requires that “the employer shall pay the employee one additional hour of pay at the employee’s regular rate of compensation.” Labor Code section 226.7(c). This additional hour is known as a […]

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Los Angeles County Renews Mask Mandate Jul 19, 2021

On Friday, July 16, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) renewed the county’s mask mandate, requiring all persons, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face masks while indoors. Several other counties across California have issued ordinances “strongly recommending” masking in public indoor spaces, and may be considering renewing their respective mask […]

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Cal/OSHA Withdraws June 3 Updates to COVID-19 ETS; Revisions Expected June 17 Jun 10, 2021

On June 9, 2021, Cal/OSHA’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB) voted to withdraw the revisions approved on June 3rd to the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). The board will convene on June 17, 2021 to review a new draft of the ETS, which is expected to bring Cal/OSHA’s guidance in line with recommendations […]

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