New Law Expands Paid Sick Leave for California Workers

Posted on: October 31st, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that will increase the amount of paid sick leave days California workers are eligible for. The law, SB 616, will expand the minimum number of paid sick leave days that employers are required to provide to five days (40 hours) from the current three, or 24 hours. The new […]

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Stressed, Burned Out Workers May Compromise Safety

Posted on: October 24th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Americans are working longer hours and facing more demands for productivity, leading to stress and burnout, which in turn can affect workplace safety, according to risk management experts. Understaffing plays a part in this, they found. When workers are stressed or required to work quickly, they are more prone to making mistakes that can injure […]

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Workplace Violence Prevention Bill Signed into Law

Posted on: October 17th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law a measure that will require nearly every employer in California to have in place a workplace violence prevention plan. The expansive new law, which takes effect July 1, 2024, will require any company with at least one worker to “establish, implement and maintain” a workplace violence prevention plan, […]

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Failing to Check a Driver’s Clearinghouse Record Can Leave Your Company Exposed

Posted on: October 10th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Fleet operators face an increased risk of potential liability if they are not diligent about checking their drivers’ moving violation records with the state Department of Motor Vehicles in addition to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. To ensure the safety of our roadways, as of 2020, it became mandatory that […]

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Pay Attention to Exclusions in Cyber Insurance Policies

Posted on: October 3rd, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

While cyber threats grow and the cyber insurance market evolves, insurers are regularly adjusting their policy terms and conditions in response to new threats and exposure. Carriers have amassed nearly a decade’s worth of data and are getting more stringent about underwriting and demanding that policyholders do their share by implementing best practices aimed at […]

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