Posts Tagged ‘workers’ compensation’

Six LA Garment Contractors Cited Over $570,000 by Labor Commissioner

The Labor Commissioner’s Office recently cited six Los Angeles-based garment contractors $573,704 for multiple labor law violations. The contractors illegally operated under one license to avoid compliance with California labor laws, according to the office. Also, four of the contractors didn’t have valid workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. “Shared use of a garment manufacturing […]

12 Sep 18 - Minimum Wage, Workers' Compensation - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

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New California Employment Laws Affect Businesses in 2018 and Beyond

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies. Some new laws made significant changes while others made small changes to existing law. Be prepared by downloading CalChamber’s new white paper, which summarizes the […]

14 Nov 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

‘Job Killer’ Bills to Be Considered by Senate Fiscal Committee​​​​​

The Senate fiscal committee is scheduled to consider a number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills when legislators return to Sacramento on Monday. These “job killer” bills are on the August 4 hearing schedule for the Senate Appropriations Committee: AB 1522 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) Paid Sick Leave. Increases employer mandates by requiring all employers, […]

29 Jul 14 - Benefits, Time Off, Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Beware of Wayward Cantaloupes

A former Los Angeles Unified School District Police officer was arrested for workers’ compensation fraud for inflating work-related injuries caused by a “wayward cantaloupe.”  While patrolling a school campus on his bicycle, the officer ran over the cantaloupe and lost control of his bicycle. He originally claimed that he injured his right knee, foot and […]

21 May 14 - Workers' Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »