September 22, 2023
California Lawmakers Pass Relaxed Bill To Hasten Workplace-Violence Rule
The California Legislature has passed a scaled-back bill requiring employers to implement workplace violence-prevention plans on a faster timeline than a pending rule at California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) would impose, and sources say Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is expected to sign it into law before an Oct. 14 deadline. “I’m grateful to my colleagues in the legislature for standing up for workers and businesses at this time of rising workplace violence,” said Sen. Dave Cortese (D-San Jose), author of the bill,...
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