There are a lot of questions about what information and which businesses are covered by the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Watch this video to find out what you need to do to comply.
Many businesses are confused about what to do when it comes to E-verify. This short video lets them know what it is, who needs to comply, and how to do so.
GINA…do you still remember the details involved with the important legislation? On May 21, 2008, former President Bush signed into law the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). This legislation will protect Americans against discrimination based on their genetic information as it relates to health insurance and employment. The measure was debated in Congress for the Read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a new guidance publication concerning combustible dusts. It assists chemical manufacturers and importers in recognizing the potential for combustible dust explosions, identifying protective measures, and ways to accurately communicate the information on material safety data sheets and labels. The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is designed to Read more
OSHA has an Outreach Training Program which has been around for over 36 years. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA’s role is to promote safe and healthful working conditions for American employees by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, outreach and education. As such, OSHA has a program that identifies Read more
Employers are required to enroll in E-Verify if and when they are awarded a federal contract or subcontract that requires participation in E-Verify as a term of the contract. E-Verify is an Internet based system designed to enable employers to verify electronically that newly hired employees are authorized to work in the United States. The Read more
In 2005, California became the first state in the nation to develop safety and health regulations addressing heat illness. Since that time, Cal/OSHA has issued permanent heat illness prevention regulations protecting employees who work outdoors. Enforcement of the heat illness prevention standards continues to be a priority; as a result proposals for emergency amendments were Read more
Sometimes reading about the federal minimum wage update can be a bit time consuming, so we invite you to watch this brief video in which our president, Patty Blum, explains the new posting requirements in the latest minimum wage change.