COVID-19: News & Resources

NCAT will be keeping normal business hours but our employees are working from home until further notice. Please call our office at 510-428-9486 to be routed to the appropriate staff member or email Brooke Fishel at We will update our new COVID-19 resource as we have information to share. Continue to look for email updates as pertinent information becomes available.

As always, we remain unified in our commitment to serving you.

Important Message: The information provided below is to address the overall industry and is not tailored to be specific to each company. We highly recommend contacting your company’s attorney for any questions or issues you may have about circumstances unique to your situation.


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Latest News

June 8, 2021

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Readopts Revised COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards

On June 3, 2021, The Cal/OSHA Standards Board readopted Cal/OSHA’s revised COVID-19 prevention emergency temporary standards.

The changes adopted by the Board phase out physical distancing and make other adjustments to better align with the state’s June 15 goal to retire the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy”. The changes are expected to go into effect no later than June 15 if approved by the Office of Administrative Law in the next 10 calendar days.

Noteworthy revisions include:

March 31, 2021

Kaiser Vaccination Update


As you’ve probably heard, California is expanding vaccine eligibility to people 50+ starting April 1, and to people 16+ starting April 15.  Kaiser Permanente welcomes this broadening in vaccine eligibility. Please keep in mind we’re not able to preschedule appointments in advance of these eligibility dates and our ability to accommodate all who will be eligible is dependent on Kaiser Permanente receiving enough vaccine supply.   

March 23, 2021

CA Emergency Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law FAQs


We have developed the following SB 95 FAQs to offer some guidance. Please remember that these FAQs are intended to provide general information about the new law and should not be relied upon as legal advice.

What employers are covered?

The new law applies to employers in the state of California with 25 or more employees.

Which employees are eligible?


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