Last Updated: 12/15/2020
The New COVID-19 Laws (AB 685 & SB 1159): What You Need to Know (NEW: 12/15/2020)
This webinar, hosted by the California JPIA on October 1, 2020, addresses multiple aspects of AB 685 and SB 1159, two new laws impacting COVID-19 in the workplace. Topics include the creation of a COVID-19 workers’ compensation presumption, the claim investigation process, and new responsibilities for employers. Note: You must be an Authority member to view this webinar.
This webinar, presented on May 20, 2020, features a panel of city managers from the Authority’s membership, each sharing perspectives on issues facing their communities, including restarting the local economy, resuming community services, and employee wellness.
- Pointing You in the Right Direction: Recommendations for Safely Reopening Businesses and Restoring Consumer Confidence (from the South Orange County Chambers of Commerce)
- Roadmap to Reopening for City Operations (from the City of San Luis Obispo)
- COVID-19 – Resources re. Municipal Finance (from California Local Government Finance Almanac)
Recorded on April 15, 2020, this webinar provides a detailed presentation on the federal government’s response to the current coronavirus pandemic, including an overview of the CARES Act and a review of state and local government aid formulas.
A second webinar, recorded on April 22, 2020, for government agencies on the nuts and bolts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) public assistance for COVID-19 response. The content of this webinar includes a deeper dive into the grant process based on questions received during the first webinar, which was held on April 7, 2020.
This webinar, recorded on April 7, 2020, provides information on how government agencies can apply for grants issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for COVID-19 response
In this webinar from April 1, 2020, Jeff Rush and Jessica Tyndall discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the workers’ compensation system. They address issues such as compensability, testing, working from home, and investigations. Note that this webinar is for Authority members and requires logging in to myJPIA.
This webinar focuses on a review of FEMA Public Assistance Category B “Emergency Protective Measures” (the applicable category for this pandemic), understanding the critical information necessary to apply for FEMA assistance, and a brief discussion of procurement mandates and deadlines for application for FEMA assistance.
A webinar posted online on March 27, 2020, by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that addresses questions arising from the coronavirus pandemic and how Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws are affected.