If you are a business owner or HR representative for an employer considering work
stoppages, layoffs or furloughs, we encourage you to submit layoff notices online or call
(619) 228-2982. We will get back to you within one business day to discuss information
and services that may assist impacted employees, including Unemployment Insurance
information, tax assistance, Work Sharing program to avoid layoffs, financial planning,
remote career services and more.
We can offer your affected workers a webinar full of information and resources on how
to file for unemployment insurance, how to get re-employed as soon as possible, and
options regarding retirement assets and health insurance.
On March 4, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-31-20 to ease the
the regulatory burden on employers who had to close before being able to provide
employees advanced notice related to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining
Labor Code sections pertaining to mass layoff, relocation, and termination, which normally
requires a 60-day notice, have been temporarily suspended due to this emergency and
now only require as much notice as is practicable is provided, and when the notice is
given, a brief statement regarding the basis for reducing the notification period is