Phoenix, AZ – Reliable Forklift Sales LLC. And Leavitt Machinery have entered into an agreement whereby Leavitt Machinery, based in Surrey, British Columbia, has acquired Reliable. The transaction was completed on January 1, 2021.
SACRAMENTO – In order to increase the pace of COVID-19 vaccine distribution to those at greatest risk, the state is prioritizing individuals 65 and older to receive the vaccine as demand subsides among health care workers.
Last month we discussed whether employers will be able to require employees to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of returning to, or remaining in, the workplace. We noted at that time that the conditions for and lawfulness of mandatory vaccination policies was unclear, but that guidance was anticipated from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that would (hopefully) clarify this issue and provide a roadmap for employers and employees dealing with this novel workplace issue.
This morning, Governor Gavin Newsom presented his proposed $227 billion budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, of which $164.5 billion is from the General Fund. The Governor’s proposed budget relies heavily on one-time expenditures, avoiding long-term liabilities, since the State’s out year projections predict reduced revenues.
Davis, Calif. (January 2021) — Far West Equipment Dealers Association (FWEDA) announces plans for its first virtual conference, International Innovation in AG & OPE virtual Expo, to be held June 24-25, 2021, on HReality, the new virtual reality experience platform for professional conferencing and personalized interactions.
It’s hard to believe that the New Year is already among us, and a new year means new legislation for businesses to prepare for. Below are a few noteworthy laws taking effect on January 1, 2021:
The success (or failure) of any relationship depends on a variety of factors – both great and small. However, in the vast majority cases, the level of trust that exists between two parties in the relationship often determines its long-term potential and – ultimately – its fate.
Davis, CA – Far West Equipment Dealers Association (FWEDA) membership elected four new directors and installed officers to the board at the 73rd Annual Membership Meeting held virtually Nov. 5, 2020.
Sacramento—Cal/OSHA’s emergency regulations requiring employers to protect workers from hazards related to COVID-19 are now in effect, following their approval yesterday by the Office of Administrative Law.
This afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom announced additional efforts to provide immediate assistance for California businesses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these relief efforts, based off recommendations made by the Governor’s Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery, include: