Reducing Coronavirus Risk in Your Facilities; The Families First Coronavirus Response Act; More Employers Expand Mental Health Benefits; Smart Home Sensors Can Save You from Calamity
Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill into law that codifies a court ruling from last year that set new ground rules for what constitutes an independent contractor, and which expands on that ruling. Now that AB 5 is the law, labor laws will apply to any independent contractors who have to be reclassified as employees.
Top New Laws and Regulations Affecting Businesses; Adult Children on Your Policies Can Create Coverage Gaps; Coverage Concerns as Cyber Threat Grows
New State Law Alters Employment Landscape; Cities Expediting Minimum Wage Increase; Wildfire Smoke Protection Rules Now in Effect; Protecting Your Home from Threat of Wildfire; Getting the Benefits of Self-Funding without the Risks
Don’t Forget Anti-Harassment Training for Your Staff; Avoid Falling Victim to a Staged Car Crash Scam; How to Prepare for Possible PG&E Power Shutdowns; Why Your Staff Needs Disability Coverage
George Petersen Insurance Agency has completed the rebranding of its Marin County agencies. Minto & Wilkie was acquired by George Petersen in February 2017 and Allen, Bettini & Carter was purchased in November of 2017. Since April of 2018, the two agencies have operated under separate names at their shared location in San Rafael. The name change is the last step in fully unifying the three agencies.
Update: On August 30, 2019 Governor Newsom has signed new legislation into law (SB778) that extends the anti-harassment training deadline from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2021.
On September 30, 2018 California passed SB1343, greatly expanding the requirement that employers provide harassment prevention training to employees. Employers with five or more employees must provide harassment prevention training as follows:
Preparing for a Wildfire and Claims; OSHA Not Letting Up on Inspections, Penalties; Getting Benefits Right for a Multi-Generational Workplace; High Deductible May Lead to More Comp Claims
New Name, Same Faces & Same Great Service; New Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Rules; Top 10 Laws and Regulations for 2019; Why Disability Insurance is Vital for your Employees
We Keep Our Staff Happy So They Can Help You; Don’t Fall Victim to the E-mail Compromise Scam; To Bolster Employee Loyalty, Educate Your Staff; Will Your Policy Cover a Mold Infestation?