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OSHA Severe Violator Enforcement Program Update

OSHA Severe Violator Enforcement Program Update

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will now expand its Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) to include additional employers. The SVEP is based on OSHA’s inspections and focuses on “employers that have demonstrated indifference to their OSH...

2022 Brings More Minimum Wage Increases in California and Beyond

2022 Brings More Minimum Wage Increases in California and Beyond

Updated Nationwide Guide for 2022:Original Article: Minimum wage is increasing again on January 1st, 2022 in California as well as many other states across the country. In addition to the statewide increases for both small and large employers in California, there are...

Employee or Not? Independent Contractors Demystified

Employee or Not? Independent Contractors Demystified

You might think converting a regular employee to an independent contractor is as simple as removing them from the payroll and handing them a 1099. They might be cheaper than an employee in the short term, but you could open yourself to a variety of compliance issues....

California Updates Employee Masking Requirements

California Updates Employee Masking Requirements

On February 28, 2022, California’s Department of Public Health (CDPH) lifted the provision that requires unvaccinated employees to wear masks indoors. Governor Newsom has also amended the Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS), eliminating masking rules relating...