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...

5 Big Challenges Faced By Small HR Departments

The human resources department is undoubtedly the most important asset of an organization. For smaller businesses, having an entire designated HR department can be out of reach and all HR compliance may depend on a less experienced employee or the business owners...

Form I-9: Compliance and Risks

Hiring lawful permanent residents as employees gives employers the ability to pull from a larger pool of eligible workers and brings added diversity to their company. However, with these benefits comes a small amount of risk. Compliance with I-9 reporting requirements...

Coronavirus: Are You Liable for Workplace Exposure?

The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – a respiratory virus that can cause fever, cough, difficulty breathing and, in less than 3% of cases, death – has caused panic among citizens in areas where patients have been identified. This...

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...