California Workplace Violence Prevention Program Requirements: What Staffing Firms Should Do Now to Comply With SB 553



California Senate Bill 553, which was signed into law last year, takes effect July 1—it requires employers to establish and maintain a written workplace violence prevention plan. In this webinar, Seyfarth Shaw attorneys Patrick Joyce and Ilana Morady will review the requirements of California’s new workplace violence prevention program, including what staffing firms should be doing to comply with the law and discuss how firms should coordinate the law’s requirements with their clients to ensure temporary workers are covered in the clients’ programs.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • How to identify the law’s requirements
  • What the staffing firm’s obligations are under the law
  • What the client’s obligations are under the law
  • Ways to cooperate with clients to ensure workers are covered in the clients’ programs


Patrick JoycePatrick Joyce

partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Joyce is a skilled litigator who defends clients in federal, state, and administrative tribunals on a wide array of issues, including environmental regulatory compliance, Superfund remediation and liability, and more. Joyce assists clients with environmental counseling, environmental litigation, general commercial litigation, and litigation and counseling regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the federal Mine Safety and Health Act. He is also a member of the firm’s catastrophe response team and is a founding member of the firm’s Covid-19 task force.

Patrick JoyceIlana Morady

counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Morady partners with clients to help them navigate the landscape of safety regulation in California. Safety compliance is crucial to business operations, and the regulatory landscape is in constant flux. Clients across all industries look to Morady for practical legal guidance on regulations in the safety realm. She routinely assists companies with systematic approaches to legal compliance, including training, creating policies and procedures, responding to regulatory authorities, and managing regulatory inspections.

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