March 9, 2020

Sacramento –

Resources for Employers and Workers on Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

An outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified starting in Wuhan, China. There is no evidence of widespread transmission of COVID-19 in California at this time. While investigations to learn more about the virus are ongoing, workers and employers should review their health and safety procedures to help prevent exposure to the virus.

In the face of the coronavirus, ETP and the Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) wants to keep workers, employers, co-workers, and families safe. What employees are entitled to may be confusing. We are trying to make it easier and spread awareness by providing a centralized source of information. Please follow the link below to use the guidance provided by LWDA to determine what is best for you, your family, and your workplace.