June 15th. That was the day we all waited for. The day that California finally reopened after 15 of the worst months in our state’s history. We looked forward to that day, assuming businesses would be able to throw open their doors, and the world would go back to normal.

But we still have more questions than answers. The governor said the state would lift all restrictions, but there were some noticeably big caveats that still leave California’s businesses and residents in the dark.

One of the most important questions we have is about the continued state of emergency, which did not sunset on June 15th. Dozens of executive orders and bills that impact employees and businesses won’t expire until the state of emergency ends at some mythical and elusive unknown date. What could that mean for the business community?


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