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Workplace Violence Prevention Plan and Training Law

Workplace Violence Prevention Plan and Training Law

California offers extensive workplace safety safeguards under the state's Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSH) Act and related laws, in addition to the protections given to employees under federal law. Cal/OSH mandates a number of workplace safety regulations that...

Benefit Minute #1

Benefit Minute #1

Don Jones with DMJ Insurance provides your Benefit Minute #1—Saving You Time & Money. Insurance policy costs and benefits are the same from broker to broker. DMJ Insurance Services is different because we free up the time your HR Department would normally take to...

California Prohibits Questions About Off-duty Marijuana Use

California Prohibits Questions About Off-duty Marijuana Use

As of January 1, 2024 employers may not ask about or take adverse actions based on an individual's off-duty marijuana use. On September 19, 2023, California enacted Senate Bill (SB) 700, which adds protections against marijuana-related questions for job applicants....

6 HR Trends to Monitor in 2024

6 HR Trends to Monitor in 2024

In order to keep up with the changing expectations of organizations and employees in today's market and economic conditions, HR professionals must be able to adapt. Moving into 2024, HR leaders will need strategies that integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into...

2024 Compliance Tracker

2024 Compliance Tracker

As 2024 begins, employers should review their compliance with federal, state and local employment laws. Use our compliance tracker to stay up-to-date with important deadlines in January and stay in compliance! A.) File and Furnish Forms W-2 — January 31, 2024...

California Legalized Marijuana & Drug Testing Law

California Legalized Marijuana & Drug Testing Law

The use of marijuana remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act, however California has implemented legislation that permits individuals to possess and consume marijuana in the state. Below is a comprehensive overview of California's recreational and...

Domestic Partner Benefits

Domestic Partner Benefits

Many employers provide their employees' domestic partners health insurance coverage. In addition to the standard medical and dental insurance, domestic partner benefits can also cover life and disability insurance, relocation and travel expenses, education and tuition...