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California Employers And The ACA 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 1, 2019 9:02:38 PM

The Affordable Care Act, or ACA, was signed into law on March 23, 2010, and changed the face of healthcare coverage. Historically, there have been several lawsuits challenging its constitutionality. A recent decision by a federal judge may soon alter the ACA itself.

 

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Topics: Affordable Care Act, HR compliance, aca, obamacare, health insurance

Meal Break Waivers And California Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 20, 2018 2:28:43 PM

California employers, like all US employers, must provide meal breaks for their workers. Typically, these breaks are straightforward with a lunch break each workday. But some industries demand more complex meal break requirements.

 

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, wage and hour compliance

Avoiding ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 18, 2018 12:00:03 PM

Anyone who has been in business for at least the last 25 years knows that accessibility to their place of business is regulated by law. Business owners are restrained in terms what they can and cannot do with sidewalks, entryways, and stairs, etc.

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Topics: HR compliance, lawsuits, ADA, accessibility, websites

Cal/OSHA Approves Emergency Regulation

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 10, 2018 7:36:52 PM

California employers are now required to comply with certain federal OSHA record keeping and reporting rules beginning this year.

 

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Topics: HR compliance, reporting requirements, Cal/OSHA, OSHA

Natural Disasters And Employer's Response

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 22, 2018 10:47:18 AM

It seems that natural disasters and severe weather events are constantly in the news. But when they happen in your own backyard, the impact on your business and your employees can be costly. 

Fortunately for the vast majority of businesses in America, relatively few are directly impacted by severe weather disasters or other life and property threatening natural events. But no business owner is exempt from the possibility, and every employer has obligations during such events.

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Topics: UI filing, HR compliance, exempt employees, FLSA, disaster recovery plan, non-exempt employees

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