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September 22, 2023

California Lawmakers Pass Relaxed Bill To Hasten Workplace-Violence Rule

September 15, 2023 at 5:20 PM
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. ā€œIā€™m grateful to my colleagues in the legislature for standing up for workers and businesses at this time of rising workplace violence,ā€ said Sen. Dave Cortese (D-San Jose), author of the bill,...

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