Inside OSHA

May 25, 2022

Employers Renew Opposition To California ‘Emergency’ Bill Despite Revisions

May 12, 2022 at 5:55 PM
Industry and business groups are rejecting as inadequate amendments to a pending California bill that would prohibit employers from taking any “adverse action” against employees who either leave or refuse to report to a job site if they feel “unsafe” due to an “emergency” situation, saying the revised legislation remains “very subjective” and overbroad. “The proposal allows workers to access their cell phones or other communication devices, or to simply leave the worksite altogether, without any repercussions from their employer,...

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