Minimum Wage Increases Coming in 12 Counties and Cities

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

As we approach mid-year there are about a dozen cities and counties in the Golden State that will be increasing their minimum wage for employers that operate within their jurisdictions. The state minimum wage is currently $15 an hour for employers with 26 or more workers, and $14 an hour for all other smaller employers, […]

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Reporting Workers’ Comp Claims Late Can Push up Costs Nearly 50%

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

One of the keys to keeping the costs of a workers’ compensation claim from spiraling out of control is prompt claims reporting. Claims are routinely filed late, either by the injured worker who fails to report it to the employer, or the employer dawdling or procrastinating and not reporting the claim to its insurer. Either […]

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Cal/OSHA’s New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Loosens Some Requirements

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Cal/OSHA has issued new language that amends its current COVID-19 emergency temporary standard and pushes back the expiration date of the ETS until the end of the year. The extension of the ETS comes as Cal/OSHA pushes ahead on creating a permanent airborne infectious disease prevention standard for general industry, which is expected to be […]

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Time to Post Your OSHA Form 300A

Posted on: January 25th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Employers with 10 or more employees must post their completed OSHA Form 300A by Feb. 1 and keep it posted in their workplace until April 30. The form must be posted where the company usually posts other employee notices, like minimum wage and workplace safety notices. Form 300A summarizes the total number of fatalities, missed […]

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