Public Blogs


Happy 4/20 from Ben & Jerry’s

Whether you’re celebrating today or not, you’ll want to read this. Ben & Jerry’s has published an article, “Let’s Be Blunt About Cannabis Justice” explaining the War on Drugs, and why it still matters. Right on + read up.


” Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Training – What Employers Need to Know”

On April 12th at 1:00 pm, we will be doing one of our most-attended webinars this year, ” Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Training – What Employers Need to Know”. As you already know, this is a very hot topic and highly litigious area for all employers. For more details, see our website at of contact an HR Representative at 925-556-4404 for more

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Employers Must Post OSHA 300A From February 1 – April 30

Employers covered by OSHA’s recordkeeping rule are required to prepare and post the OSHA Form 300A, “Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses,” beginning February 1 and keep the form posted until April 30.  The form must be posted at each establishment covered, in a conspicuous place where notices to employees are customarily posted. Prior to posting, a company executive must review the OSHA

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Update on the 2018 Flu Season – What Employers Need to know

As of 1/5/18, there have been 28 flu-related deaths under age 65; As of 1/17/18, there have been 42 flu-related deaths under the age of 65; What is mainly circulating this year is the H3N2 and tends too cause more severe disease; As of 1/17/18, at least 3,269 people in the state have tested positive for the flu, however it

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Reminder! California Employers Must Provide Notice of the Federal and California Earned Income Tax Credit

California employers should remember that they must revise their notice to employees regarding the federal Earned Income Tax Notice to include California’s version of it. Effective January 1, 2017, employers must revise their notice to employees regarding the earned income tax credit when issuing W-2 or 1099 forms. If you should have any questions, please contact your HR Representative at 925-556-4404.


Oregon marijuana retailers busted in underage-sales sting

Nearly 20% of Oregon’s state-licensed marijuana retailers in a recent undercover operation sold cannabis to buyers younger than 21 during in December, authorities said.


Sessions targets more ‘sanctuary cities’

We are here to support our clients in training and assistance! Sessions targets more ‘sanctuary cities’  


For all clients with 250 or more employees or 20 or more employees in hazardous industries (this will be blogged today)- required in ALL states

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) promulgated new rules effective January 1, 2017, which requiredadditional reporting of injuries and illnesses by employers with 250 or more employees or employers with 20-249 employees in “hazardous industries.” These reports will be collected through an online portal and the reports will eventually be made publicly available on OSHA’s website. The initial reports

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New California Law Will Limit Immigration Enforcement Agents’ Access to Workplaces, Records

Employers in California will soon face several new requirements involving workplace inspections by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Effective January 1, 2018, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act will prohibit employers in California from voluntarily consenting to allow immigration enforcement agents to enter any nonpublic areas of their workplaces unless they obtain a subpoena or judicial warrant. The Act also will prohibit

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Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Webinar

On Wednesday Oct 25, 2017 @ 1:00 PM, we will be offering a 45 minute webinar titled “Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Training”. How timely is this? As fas as I know, we are the only HR/Safety/Insurance company offering such a class for employers! This webinar spans across all employment types and I am sure if we get the word out, we will have some great

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