Apr 10
Chapter 5 - Change to Priest Policies: Vehicles and 403(b) Plan

​ Transportation:  the authorized price for a priest's vehicle is increased from $27,000 to $32,000.

​ ​403(b) Plan:  extern priests and priests applying for incardination are eligible for participation in the 403(b) plan

Jan 31
Chapter 8: New COVID-19 Regulations

​The isolation period for positive COVID-19 cases has now been shortened to 24 hours from onset of symptoms. For cases with fever, isolation is required until the fever has been gone for 24 hours and symptoms are mild or gone. For cases with no fever and no symptoms, no isolation is required.

Dec 19
Chapter 5 - Minimum Wage Chart for 2024

​The California minumum wage for 2024 is going up to $16 an hour.  Those cities in the Archdiocese with higher rates will likely adjust their current rates effective July 1, 2024. The California paid sick leave was increased from 3 days or 24 hours to 5 days or 40 hours.  Certain cities in the Archdiocese have different rates.  As usual, if more than one rate applies, employees should be provided the greater rate.  The updated chart​ is in the Handbook.

Nov 06
Chapter 1 - Updated Canonical Structures Organization Chart

​The organizational chart showing the canonical structure of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has been updated with the names of new office holders and a description of reporting departments. ​​

Aug 12
5.4 Recruitment and Hiring Overview - wage and payscale information

​Section 5.4, Recruitment and Hiring Overview has been updated to include information about wage and pay scale information notice requirements in job postings and upon employee request.

Jul 26
Chapter 8.12.2 COVID-19 Guidance and Reporting

​New updates redefine clusters as 3 or more linked cases within a 7 day period instead of 14 day period. 

Jun 30
Chapter 5.2.3 Update Reasonable Accommodation requirements

​​5.2.3 Accommodating Disabled Employees, Pregnant Women, and New Birth Mothers - this section on the reasonable accommodation/interactive process for disabled employees has been updated. New federal law provides additional protections to pregnant women and new birthmothers who require workplace accommodations.

Jun 10
Chapter 5 - Minimum Wage Chart for ADLA Update Effective July 1, 2023

​The cities of Los Angeles, Malibu, Pasadena, Santa Monica and West Hollywood and the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County have raised the minimum wage for hourly, non-exempt workers effective July 1, 2023.  Locations in those areas must adjust their pay schedules accordingly. The updated minimum wage and sick leave chart​ provides guidance.​

May 10
Chapter 5.2.8 Injury on the job

​This section has been updated to reflect the new workers compensation reporting process for the archdiocese, featuring a more rapid response clinical consultation process.  The title has been changed to reflect the change in content.  It is now "Reporting work-related injury or illness."

Apr 12
Section 8.12.2

​The COVID Section of the Handbook has been updated to reflect health department updates

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