California Employer’s Services Blog Articles

OSHA Has A New Rule For Tracking Workplace Injuries

OSHA implements New Rule For Tracking Workplace Injuries and Illnesses This new rule calls for employer to electronically submit their workplace injuries and illness that they have already recorded. Why is OSHA implementing this new form of tracking workplace...

New Overtime Bill Good News For Employer’s?

Wednesday May 3, 2017 was a potential good day for employers with the passage of the New Overtime Bill by the House of Representatives. The vote on this bill was pretty much along party lines with the final tally being 227 yes to 197 no votes. This New Overtime...

Should Cal-OSHA Raise Their Fines

Should Cal-OSHA raise their fines even more? This may sound like a dumb question in view of the fact that fines were just raised in November of 2016. There is a cry going out in the industry that is yes fines should be raised more.  One simple reason is that 90% of...

91% Of Employers Swept by LETF Fail Compliance Regulations

Why are employers saying no to California Compliance Regulations? According to the Labor Enforcement Task Force Report from 2012-2016, non-compliance has grown from 75% to 91% of the companies targeted. Now while the sample size is small only about 800 targeted...

What Is The Coming and Going Rule?

The coming and going rule is in play when employees are driving. From time to time, one of our members will ask, “Am I responsible for my employee actions while they are commuting from home to work?”  Another question that employers ask concerning this issue is “do I...

What is Progressive Discipline

Many of our clients are asking us about the subject of progressive discipline. I am not a big fan of this form of employee discipline.  I am a fan of At will employment but we will talk more about that later.  If you are going to use this as a way to discipline your...