Posts Tagged ‘hotel workers’

Cal/OSHA Provides New Safety Information for Housekeeping Workers

The first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from musculoskeletal injuries went into effect on July 1, 2018, and requires employers to complete an initial worksite evaluation by October 1 to identify and address housekeeping worker hazards. Cal/OSHA has produced a Safety and Health Fact Sheet to help employers in […]

18 Jul 18 - Workplace Safety - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Workplace Safety Rules for Hotel Housekeepers Effective July 1

The Office of Administrative Law recently approved a new workplace safety and health regulation specific to housekeepers in the hotel and hospitality industry, which will become effective July 1, 2018. Cal/OSHA will enforce the new standard — the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from musculoskeletal injuries. Musculoskeletal injuries […]

14 Mar 18 - Workplace Safety - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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Santa Monica Approves Minimum Wage Increase

The City of Santa Monica has approved a minimum wage increase beginning July 1, 2016, for employers with 26 or more employees and phasing in smaller employers beginning 2017. The approved increases for employers with 26 or more employees are as follows: July 1, 2016 — $10.50/hour July 1, 2017 — $12.00/hour July 1, 2018 […]

10 Mar 16 - Minimum Wage, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »