Cal/OSHA Issues Heat Warning to Protect Outdoor Workers

  Cal/OSHA sent out heat warning for employers this week reminding them they are required to protect outdoor workers from heat illness following excessive heat watches being issued throughout California. The temperature is forecast to exceed 105 degrees in northern and inland parts of the state this week including areas around Sacramento, Fresno and the…

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California workers’ compensation insurance

    California workers’ compensation insurance Workers’ compensation insurance covers the cost of work-related injuries. It’s required for all California businesses that have employees. Who needs workers’ comp insurance in California? Every state has different requirements for workers’ compensation insurance. In California, workers’ compensation is mandatory for all employers, even if the company only has one employee.…

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Assembly Bill 5 #AB5 1099 Independent Contractor

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), passed in California last year and which recently went into effect on January 1st, places severe restrictions on how businesses can contract and work with independent workers. This law not only affects the rise of freelance work through the “gig economy”, but also obligates employers to classify most independent contractors as…

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Workers Comp

  How much does workers’ compensation insurance cost? Every state has it own rules when it comes to workers’ compensation insurance, so the cost of a policy will depend on where your employees are located. Companies with more employees and greater risks pay higher rates for workers’ compensation coverage, because they’re more likely to face…

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance

What Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage? Workers’ compensation insurance, also known as workman’s comp or workers’ comp, gives your employees benefits if they get injured or become ill from their job. These benefits can help: Cover their medical care and medical treatment Replace most of their lost wages if they take time off from work…

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Small Business Owner Guide to Workers’ Compensation

workers compensation guide for small business owners

Here is an aricle that gives small business owners some answers to the following questions; What is worker’s compensation? Why do you need worker’s compensation insurance? Who is required to have a workers’ compensation policy? Where do you get workers’ compensation insurance? How are premiums set for workers’ compensation? How much does a workers’ compensation…

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