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Disaster Unemployment Assistance in California Now Available In recent days, multiple areas in California have been ravaged by fast-moving, wind-driven wildfires. According to the most current statistics from Cal Fire, five fires in the state have yet to be 100% contained, over 244,000 acres have been burned, at least 10,756 structures (including homes and commercial buildings) have been destroyed and 59 people […] continue reading this post


California Healthcare Rates Plan to Increase in 2019 Healthcare premiums are on the rise again, with California healthcare planning to increase by approximately 5 percent in 2019, according to a recent survey by Kaiser Family Foundation. In 2018, employers and workers together have spent, on average, close to $20,000 for a single family health insurance plan, according to the same survey. Employers and […] continue reading this post


obamacare premium rate hike Employers and individuals across the country are bracing themselves for the next set of Obamacare premium rate hikes, as recent projections have revealed that premiums could be set to increase by up to 30% or more in some states. California-based healthcare care giant, Kaiser Permanente, is trying to boost premiums by more than 37%, on […] continue reading this post


image It’s well known that employee engagement is an important aspect of keeping productivity and profits up. Engaged workers consistently provide better customer service, make fewer mistakes than their less engaged colleagues, have a lower turnover rate, and speak highly of their employer outside of work. Employers know that offering competitive pay and benefits are essential […] continue reading this post


infographic There are limits to how much employers and employees can contribute to a retirement plan, IRA, or flexible spending account each year, and the limits differ widely, depending on the type of plan. After three years at a standstill, the Treasury Department recently raised the limits for contributions to pensions and other retirement plans such […] continue reading this post