Maintaining Workers’ Safety as Businesses Reopen in COVID-19 Era

by Brian S. Kabateck States are slowly beginning to take steps to reopen their economies, allowing retail stores, parks, hair salons, and restaurants with curbside pickup to reopen, under tightly controlled conditions. Analysts say that businesses and their customers, through their actions, will decide when the economy opens up again.

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SoCal Record | Non-Essential Businesses Fight Back w/ Federal Lawsuit

By Juliette Fairley A coalition of businesses have sued the State of California over being deemed non-essential during the COVID-19 public health crisis, which they allege violate their constitutional rights. The lawsuit names 32 state officials as defendants, including Gov. Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Los Angeles Mayor Eric

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NorCal Record | Zoom Responds to Federal Complaint with Security Fixes

By Juliette Fairley A federal lawsuit alleges that Zoom Video Communications mislead shareholders about its privacy security measures, which are under scrutiny since the COVID-19 pandemic has lead to popular usage and demand for its video conferencing technology. Michael Drieu filed the class action lawsuit in the Northern District of California

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SoCal Record | Chipotle Settles Allegations with Justice Department

restaurant kitchen | Pixabay By Juliette Fairley Newport Beach-based Chipotle has agreed to pay $25 million to settle criminal charges for its role in illness outbreaks that caused more than 1,100 people between 2015 and 2018 to be sickened, according to a Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement. The Acute Communicable Disease

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