Author: Vannessa Maravilla

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Posted in General

Best Time for Peak Productivity? Monday Mornings

Happy Monday morning! Right now, your employees are most likely at peak productivity since Monday and Tuesday mornings are the best time for employees to…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Be Prepared for Excessive Heat Across California

It’s hot outside — really hot. The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat warnings for many parts of California, including San Diego, Stanislaus and…

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Posted in Compensation

General Contractor Held Responsible for Subcontractor Wage Theft Violations

The Labor Commissioner’s Office issued citations totaling almost $600,000 in unpaid wages and penalties to a Southern California-based construction company. Additionally, the general contractor who…

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Posted in General

Flex Schedules, Early Fridays Top Employees’ Summer Wish List

Summer days are just around the corner, calling for relaxed schedules and a yearning to be outside. During this time, many workers wish for summer…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Form 300A Summary Posting Ends Soon But Don’t Toss Them Yet

April 30 is the last day employers have to post the 2018 Cal/OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A). Tomorrow, employers…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break Overtime

PAGA Complaint Leads to $1M Settlement

The owners of a Mexican restaurant chain in San Jose will pay 239 workers $1 million in unpaid wages, according to the California Labor Commissioner’s…

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Posted in Posters and Notices

Starting Today, California Employers Have a New/Updated Notice (and Revised Pamphlets Too!)

This year, forget April showers and May flowers, April 1 brings new notice and pamphlet revisions. California employers need to check their notices and posters…

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Posted in Compensation

Prepare to Spring Forward

Get ready for another round of . . . daylight saving time (DST)! This year, clocks will move forward an hour on Sunday, March 10….

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

OSHA Deadline for Employers to Submit Form 300A is December 31

The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) recently approved the Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (the Division) proposed emergency amendments to…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Cites Over $46,000 to Waste Collection Company for Fatal Truck Accident

A waste collection company was issued several citations, totaling in $46,270 in penalties by Cal/OSHA after the death of a worker who was fatally run…