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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


penalties for employers This is part three of a four part series about pay requirements. In this series we are exploring the pay requirements of employers and what can happen if those requirements and regulations are not met. You can read part one here, part two here, and part three here. In the last three articles, we covered […] continue reading this post


New Supreme Court Judge Kavanaugh On Monday, July 9th, President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his pick to fill the vacant position in the U.S. Supreme Court. While much of the buzz surrounding Trump’s nomination has focused on women’s rights, LGBT issues, immigration and other hot button topics, many employers are wondering about the judge’s overall stance on […] continue reading this post


Supreme Court decision Recently, a Supreme Court decision to uphold class-action waivers in arbitration agreements served as a major victory for employers. The case was centered around clauses in employment contracts that require workers to resolve labor-related disputes through arbitration and inhibit them from banding together with other workers to file class-action lawsuits. The court’s ruling provides employers […] continue reading this post


image Classifying workers in California just got more difficult. Employers will need to take extra care when deciding on whether an individual they hire is classified as an employee or independent contractor. Making the wrong decision can result in significant fines and penalties for the employer, or even time-consuming and expensive litigation. A recent ruling by […] continue reading this post