California Governor: Association Health Plans Are No More

Beginning July 1, 2020, all Association Health Plans must cease renewing existing large group contracts for small employers. As a result, by July 1, 2021, no small employers should be purchasing large group market coverage.Association Health Plans (AHPs) are group...

Are You Ready for the New 2020 Form W-4?

January 2020 has brought about a plethora of employment-related legislative changes, some leaving employers more confused than others. Next on the list of complicated adjustments is new tax paperwork from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).After the Tax Cuts and Jobs...

2020 Brings Changes to Cal/OSHA Reporting

Be safety aware and lower your workers’ compensation premiums.On January 1, 2020, changes to Cal/OSHA’s reporting requirements went into effect, making them even more specific than before and adding confusion for employers in the state who are struggling to juggle...

Injunctions for New CA Laws: What Does It Mean for Employers?

Thanks to a busy legislative season, a slew of new laws went into effect on January 1st, 2020. Some of the new laws signed by Governor Newsom were very widely criticized by business groups across the state due, in part, to the vague wording within the language that...

Employee Lawsuits Continue to Grow

Lawsuits against a business are already common in this heavily litigious day and age. Typically they come from consumers, but employment claims have seen a sharp increase in recent years. When a lawsuit stems from an employee it can be incredibly costly for employers,...

2020 Employee Handbook Compliance Requirements

Your employee handbook should serve as a compass by which each employee can easily navigate your organization’s policies and procedures. Clearly defined employee policies are the key to good employee relations and avoiding potential liability issues. An outdated...