Health Orders

Health Orders

COVID-19 Health Orders in UFCW 324 Jurisdiction

Update as of 4/22/20. Orange and Los Angeles County have issued health directives that impact UFCW 324 members and the public. We have compiled a list of county and city orders below.

ORANGE COUNTY:

RECOMMENDS All Grocery and Drug retail employers to provide:

  • Employees time to wash hands/use sanitizer every 30 minutes
  • Gloves, disinfecting products to employees
  • Staffing to clean shopping carts
  • Plexiglass partitions
  • Security to implement necessary crowd control
  • COVID-19 testing to employees
  • Paid sick leave for employees who self-isolate

REQUIRES All Grocery and Drug retail employers to provide masks

ADDITIONAL MEASURES WITHIN ORANGE COUNTY 

ALISO VIEJO:

  • All grocery and drug workers MUST wear face coverings
  • All members of the public SHOULD wear face coverings in grocery/drug stores.

BUENA PARK:

  • All grocery and drug workers MUST wear face coverings
  • All members of the public MUST wear face coverings at grocery stores
  • All employers must permit employees to wash hands every 30 minutes
  • Enforceable by fine

COSTA MESA:

  • All grocery and drug workers MUST wear face coverings
  • All members of the public MUST wear face coverings at grocery stores

FULLERTON:

  • All grocery and drug workers MUST wear face coverings
  • All members of the public MUST wear face coverings at grocery stores

IRVINE:

  • All grocery and drug workers MUST wear face coverings
  • All members of the public MUST wear face coverings in grocery/drug stores.
  • Failure to enforce face covering obligation could result in store closure

SANTA ANA:

  • All grocery and drug workers MUST wear face coverings
  • All members of the public SHOULD wear face coverings at grocery stores

LOS ANGELES COUNTY:

THROUGHOUT LA COUNTY, all Grocery and Drug Employers MUST:

  • Provide face coverings to employees
  • Require members of public to wear face coverings

UNINCORPORATED PARTS OF LA COUNTY, all Grocery and Drug Employers MUST Provide:

  • Employees time to wash hands/use sanitizer every 30 minutes
  • Free gloves, face coverings, hand sanitizer, disinfecting products, etc
  • Staffing to clean shopping carts
  • Plexiglass partitions
  • Employers shall not unreasonably withhold approval for a schedule change due to childcare, family needs arising from a COVID-19 related issue
  • Employers shall not retaliate against an employee for exercising rights granted by ordinance
  • Employers MAY refuse admission to individual who is not wearing face covering

ADDITIONAL MEASURES WITHIN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

LONG BEACH:

All Grocery, Drug and Cannabis Employers MUST:

  • Provide employees time to wash hands/use sanitizer every 30 minutes
  • Provide free face coverings, hand sanitizer, disinfecting products, etc
  • Require members of public to wear face coverings
  • Staffing to clean shopping cars
  • Publicly post and provide each employee with a “social distancing protocol” and provide evidence of its implementation.
  • Provide 80 hours sick leave for Long Beach employers with over 500 employees nationally for workers forced to self-quarantine, or care for a family member due to a COVID-19 related illness.

 

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