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A Minor Technicality On Pay Stub Can Cost Employers Big Bucks

Today’s business can be susceptible to lawsuits, big fines, and headaches in areas they take for granted. Imagine being sued by every single one of the employees who worked for you over the past four years because your paystubs have an extra comma in your company’s name. A zip code is missing from your company’s [...]

Proposed Workers Comp Insurance Change in July

The California Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau is filing a proposed rate reduction for California workers' compensation insurance "pure premium" rates on average to become effective July 1, 2017.  These are to be suggested or base rates for insurers, and are based on averages for all classifications.  Some Employment Classifications Would See Higher Classifications & [...]

Prepare for 2017 Minimum Wage Laws

Verify you are paying all employees at least the Applicable Minimum Wage. And be aware of what city or county your employees are working in - because there are differing minimum wages, as well as paid sick leave rules, in dozens of California cities and some counties. PAY AND BENEFITS INCREASES FOR STATE MINIMUM WAGE  [...]

Safety – Employment Law Update

SAFETY & WORKERS’ COMPENSATION Several bills relating to workers’ compensation were signed into law in 2017: AB 2883 Clarifies that owners or officers of businesses who receive pay from the business may be excluded from coverage under the workers' compensation policy but only if they are owners of at least 15% of the stock of [...]