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Hospitality Providers Must View New Cal/OSHA Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Regulation

Hospitality Providers Must View New Cal/OSHA Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Regulation In January the Cal/OSHA Standards Board approved a new regulation that requires hotels and other lodging establishments (such as resorts and bed and breakfast inns) to implement new rules to protect employees who perform housekeeping tasks from any "musculoskeletal injury." A new General Industry Safety Order –" Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention "  – is intended to...
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What Employers Need To Know About New Parent LOA In - 2018

New Parent Leave Of Absence Act: Effective January 1, 2018, employers with 20 to 49 employees are now required to allow qualified employees to take unpaid leave as much as 12 weeks to bond with a new child.   To be eligible for qualification, employee must have completed 1,250 hours of work for the company within the past year, and work at a location where there are at least 20 employees within 75 miles of the worksite. New Parent Leave Act What:   Employers employing 20 to 49 employees must all...
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What Employers Need To Know About Reproductive Health Rights

Update #4: Employment Policies - Reproductive Health Rights Because employees have the right of freedom to make their own reproductive health decisions without interference from their employers, this law is required by law to be included in all Employee Handbooks and used in training. Men, women, and their families can be affected by potential reproductive hazards in their workplace. Your employees are your company’s most valuable assets. Keep them, and their families, safe by taking steps...
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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  (Effective January 1, 2017) SB 3 increases the statewide minimum wage* to $15 per hour in increments over the course of 5 years—from January of 2017 to January of 2022—with cost o...
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The Tax Corner - May 2015

By Nancy Espinoza, Tax Manager IRS Announces 2016 HSA Limits The IRS has announced the 2016 contribution limits for high-deductible health savings account. For individuals with self-only coverage, the contribution limit will remain at $3,350. For family coverage under a high-deductible plan, the 2016 limit will increase to $6,750. For details, click here . U.S. Department of Labor Publishes List of Potential Credit Reduction States for 2015 In March 2015, the Department of Labor published the St...
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