CalSavers Registration for Small Employers Deadline Nears

Posted on: March 22nd, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The deadline is fast approaching for employers with 5 or more workers in California, and who do not already offer their employees a retirement plan, to register their staff for the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program. Only California employers that do not offer retirement plans are required to register for CalSavers and there are different registration […]

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Transitioned to Remote Work? Don’t Fall Afoul of Wage and Hour Laws

Posted on: March 15th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

With many companies having decided to allow staff to work remotely permanently or split time between working at home and in the office, employers have to be especially careful about timekeeping and complying with wage and hour laws. That includes requiring staff to show they take meal and rest breaks and are compensated for overtime […]

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How Tracking Near Misses, Employee Concerns Reduces Injuries

Posted on: March 8th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The latest trend in workplace safety best practices is tracking “leading indicators” ― or measuring performance based on the lessons learned from past events ― to reduce the chances of future injuries. Safety professionals are increasingly keeping track of near misses, hours spent on training and facility housekeeping and measuring the impact on the organization’s […]

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Private Attorneys General Act Has Employers on the Defensive

Posted on: March 2nd, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The way courts have interpreted a California law — the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), which has been on the books for 18 years — has led to an explosion of lawsuits against employers during the last few years. The law has generated more than 20,000 lawsuits against employers since 2017 at an average cost […]

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