Archive for the ‘Posters and Notices’ Category

California Industry Wage Orders Updated

The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) updated all 17 industry Wage Orders to reflect the increase in the minimum wage to: $9 an hour on July 1, 2014; and $10 an hour on January 1, 2016. The revised industry Wage Orders also reflect the updated meal and lodging credit amounts. The DIR amended sections […]

18 Jun 14 - Compensation, Minimum Wage, Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Updated COBRA Notices Available

The White House recently updated model notices informing workers of their eligibility to continue health care coverage through the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). The updates were made to add language informing workers that if they are eligible for COBRA continuation coverage when leaving a job, they may choose to instead purchase coverage through […]

7 May 14 - COBRA, Posters and Notices, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Remove Your Job-Related Injuries Summary

Breaking news: Employers can actually take down a posting! April is coming to a close. It’s perfectly OK to remove the Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (known as the Form 300A), which must be posted annually at your place of business from February 1 through April 30. Although the posting period is over, you […]

30 Apr 14 - Health and Safety, Posters and Notices, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

No April Fools’ Joke Here: EEOC Increases Fine for Poster Violation

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is increasing the fine for failure to post the required federal nondiscrimination notice to $210 per separate posting violation, beginning April 18, 2014. The current fine is $110. The EEOC requires every employer covered by Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act to […]

1 Apr 14 - Posters and Notices, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet

The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service (USCIS) created a new Form I-9 Employee Information Sheet that employers can choose to make available to new employees. The form is intended to respond to common questions and prepare new employees to fill-in Section One of the Form I-9. The form is available in English and Spanish on USCIS’s […]

24 Mar 14 - Hiring, Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »