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COVID-19 SPECIAL EDITION

RGS eNews COVID-19 Special Edition Content: We are All Linked to Each Other COVID-19: Plan Now to Recover Emergency Costs RGS Assists in Implementing Remote Meeting Protocols SPECIAL WEBINAR: Virtual Public Meeting Protocols Maintaining Positive Labor Relations Under Current Exigent Circumstances Teleworking Tips During the COVID-19 Response Click to read the full articles: RGS COVID-19 […]

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Maintaining Positive Labor Relations Under Current Exigent Circumstances

Emergency worksite protocols may deal with a wide spectrum of the employment environment: mandated absence from work, tele-work, loss of work, modified work days and hours, leave use, and receipt of pay, are some examples. In other words, “…wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment”. Given the emergency nature and the goal of […]

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COVID-19: Plan NOW to Recover Emergency Costs!

Update – on March 19, 2020, FEMA released the fact sheet for Coronavirus (COVID-10) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures. On March 13, 2020, the President issued a federal emergency declaration for the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. Local government entities are eligible to apply for assistance under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance(PA) Program. Here […]

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RGS Assists in Implementing Remote Meeting Protocols

Update – Effective March 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N29-20 which removes the requirement of a physical location for a public meeting. During the time period where state or local public health officials have imposed or recommended social distancing measures, public meetings may be accessible telephonically or otherwise to all members of […]

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Teleworking Tips During the COVID-19 Response

Social distancing seems to be distancing some folks right out of the workplace and into telework. While this can be a great solution for reducing exposure to viruses, it can also be difficult to adapt if you aren’t used to working remotely. As a completely remote and virtual government organization, Regional Government Services (RGS) has […]

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RGS March Newsletter

RGS eNews Content for March 2020: What’s It All About?Coronavirus – Information Resources for Local GovernmentSimple Solutions for Efficiency Improvement & Environmental SustainabilityRGS’ Brian Moura Presents Mid-Year Economic Development ReportUpcoming Leadership Academies and Conference Attendance Schedule Click to read the full articles: RGS March Newsletter

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Coronavirus – Information Resources for Local Government

The world health community is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), that has been detected in almost 70 countries, including the United States. As COVID-19 is a new disease, it is unknown how severe this outbreak will be. RGS has been developing recommendations and tools to help agencies […]

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RGS February Newsletter

RGS eNews Content for February 2020: Support of City ManagersRGS Welcomes the City of Napa as it Newest JPA Member AgencyWorkplace Safety UpdateSalinas Valley Responds to the Sustainable Groundwater Management ActRGS Tapped for US101 OutreachRGS Partners With CSDA to Provide AB 5 ResourceUpcoming Leadership Academies and Conference Attendance Schedule Click to read the full articles: […]

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Workplace Safety Update

Effective January 1, 2020, AB 1805 (and the related AB 1804) made some important workplace safety reporting changes you should know about.  AB 1805 changes two definitions in the Labor Code:  “serious injury or illness” and “serious exposure”. Serious injury and illness is now defined as “requires inpatient hospitalization, for other than medical observation or […]

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Digital Document Efficiency

Simple Solutions for Efficiency Improvement & Environmental SustainabilityHave you ever wasted precious time tracking down a document that was routed or mailed for signature? A global survey of workers and IT professionals by IDC revealed that document challenges account for 21.3% of productivity loss. Employees often can’t find the right documents at the right time […]

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