The Council of Priests approved, and Archbishop Gomez promulgated, updated guidelines for Parish Finance Councils. They are included as a resource in Chapter 2.5.2. Note that the responsibilities of Parish Finance Councils include financial oversight of parish schools.
This Chapter has been fully updated to reflect, among other things, the structural reorganization of the Department of Catholic Schools.
The definition of "close contact" is further clarified to align with various governmental departments
local minimum wages in the City of Los Angeles, the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, Malibu, Pasadena, Santa Monica and West Hollywood are increasing effective July 1, 2022. The chart in the Handbook outlining the increases and the sick pay requirements has been updated.
Updated section 8.12.2 regarding COVID-19 to provide the new definition of "close contact" and new quarantine requirements; self screening at home prior to entering the ACC
The entire chapter has been reviewed and, in places, updated. Certain resources were updated. Before using any resources that may have been printed out, check to ensure that they are the ones in the Administrative Handbook currently.
Section 8.12.2 has been updated to reflect the latest mask mandates
Section 8.12.2, all about COVID-19, has been updated to comply with the latest Health Department orders. Included in the updates is a new ADLA Student COVID report form for schools to report student cases to ADLA.
Effective January 1, 2022, all employment applications for non-hired applicants must be retained for at least 4 years. This is a change from the former retention period of 2 years. The change also affects advertisements for job openings. The retention period is now 4 years, not 2 years.
Minimum wages in California and the County of Los Angeles, the cities of Los Angeles, Malibu, Pasadena and Santa Monica are $15 an hour, with increases expected in July 2022. The City of West Hollywood has a new minimum wage ordinance that increases the minimum wage every 6 months from $15.50 an hour in January 2022 to $18.77 as of July 1, 2023. Various sick leave requirements are also listed in the wage chart.