Health Orders

Health Orders

COVID-19 Municipal and County Health Orders in UFCW 324 Jurisdiction

Update as of 6/19/20. 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:

View the Amended orders and strong recommendations of the County of Orange Health Officer by clicking here

OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE HEALTH OFFICER

REQUIRES customers to wear masks

REQUIRES essential workers to wear masks

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 .

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

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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