As we begin to celebrate the 2020 holiday season, we are reminded of how very different this year has been and how it has shaped us moving forward. In business, at home, with family, friends, and colleagues, in our community and our country, together we faced unforeseen challenges, learned to delight in small pleasures, conquered Read more

California Salary History Ban

California is one of 13 states to limit an employer’s investigation into and use of an applicant’s salary history information during the hiring process.  California’s salary history law first went into effect on January 1, 2018, as a measure to address the wage gap that persists between men and women.  California’s law prohibits employers from Read more

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed the Opportunity to Compete Act, also known as “Ban the Box” legislation. The law will go into effect March 1, 2015 and applies to New Jersey employers with 15 or more employees. Under the law, employers may not post job advertisements indicating that people that have been arrested Read more

Starting January 1, 2015, Arizonans will be seeing an increase to their minimum wage rate. As calculated by the Industrial Commission of Arizona, the minimum wage rate will increase to $8.05 per hour. For tipped employees, an employer may pay up to $3.00 per hour less than the minimum wage if he or she establishes Read more

In an average two year period California’s legislature proposes, analyzes and debates over 6,000 bills. These bills are examined by both state assembly and senate members and become law if signed by the governor. This has been a particularly busy year and many bills have received much media attention. One such bill would raise California’s Read more

Risks of heat illness from high temperatures are a serious challenge to the safety and health of workers. It calls for careful planning on part of the employer. OSHA urges all employers across the nation to protect their outdoor workers from heat-related risks prevalent during the hot months. Why is it important to prevent heat Read more

Compliance Poster Company announces the release of their premiere training tool for 2013 and beyond, the Heart Attack & Stroke Poster, product number 74221. This poster is a vital reinforcement tool for training employees have received. It also helps fulfill workplace first aid and Injury and Illness Prevention Program requirements. Emergencies can and do occur Read more

High heat conditions present a real danger to employees. Even worse…the risk of heat-related illness becomes greater as the weather gets hotter and more humid. What we know is that workers become overheated from two primary sources: environmental conditions like heat and humidity and the internal heat generated by physical labor. That’s why when it’s Read more