Posts Tagged ‘health care’

Senate Health Committee to Hear Single-Payer Health Care Job Killer Today

The Senate Health Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that seeks to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system in California. SB 562 (Lara; D-Bell Gardens/Atkins; D-San Diego) has been identified as a job killer because it creates a new single-payer government-run multibillion-dollar health care system financed by an unspecified and […]

26 Apr 17 - Benefits - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

New Rule Targets Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has developed a regulation addressing workplace violence protection in health care. I am the HR director for an acute care facility. How will the new regulation for workplace violence in health care affect my facility? Assuming your facility meets the definitions outlined in the regulation (Title 8, […]

23 Mar 17 - Workplace Safety - Mel Davis - No CommentsRead More »

Cal/OSHA Proposes Workplace Violence Prevention Standards in Health Care Industry

California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has proposed new standards aimed at protecting health care workers against workplace violence. A law passed in 2014 (SB 1299) calls for the Board to adopt standards that require specified types of hospitals, including a general acute care hospital or an acute psychiatric hospital, to establish workplace violence […]

9 Dec 15 - Workplace Safety - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New IRS Resource Helps Employers Understand Health Care Law

The new ACA Information Center for Applicable Large Employers (ALE) page on IRS.gov features information and resources for employers of all sizes on how the health care law may affect them if they fit the definition of an applicable large employer. The web page includes the following sections: What’s Trending for ALEs; How to Determine […]

25 Sep 15 - Benefits, Health Care Reform, Reporting Requirements - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »