Unfortunately, California has been faced, yet again, with the disastrous threats and consequences of wildfires. With so many employers and employees affected, it is important employers are prepared to navigate leaves and support their staff during these times of need.
As a part of the local community, Innovative would like to extend our support to all our clients and business partners as we all navigate recovery from this latest wildfire/power outage crisis. Below are some resources to aid you with navigating through some common employer questions. We appreciate your business very much and wish you, your families, and your business a swift recovery.
For information on paying employees, leaves of absences, and how to prepare for emergencies, you may use the following links for reference.
- SHRM article: California Employers May Have Obligations During Wildfires
- SHRM article: Tips for Complying with California Employment Laws During the Wildfires
- SHRM article: When Disasters Strike: Pay, Leave and Related Issues
- HRWatchdog article: California Wildfires: Remember Employers Must Protect Outdoor Workers From Wildfire Smoke
Disclaimer: These materials are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended as legal or tax advice. Readers of the IBS Blog should contact their legal or tax professionals to discuss how these matters relate to their individual circumstances.