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What Employers Should Know About Workers' Compensation

Employers know that they must purchase insurance that will provide benefits to anyone under their employment that suffers a work related injury. This law provides protection for both parties; employers don't have to worry about being sued by an employee, and employees get the benefits that they need no matter who was at fault. This is just the first step, however, in protecting yourself and your company from workplace injury and unwanted lawsuits.

Actively avoid litigation by updating an employee handbook

Though most employees don't realize it, employee handbooks may be the cornerstone of an employer-employee relationship in many job fields. Not only do they outline an employer's expectations for employee conduct, they also notify employees about what they will be held accountable for as well as some of their protections under the law.

Proposed Legislation on Employer EEO-1 Forms:

Race and Gender Equality in Hollywood, California has been at the forefront of swirling media headlines, as we are midway through Hollywood's biggest awards season. Allegations regarding the lack of diversity and the gender wage gap in the film industry are not only prevalent among Hollywood's elite but most concerning for everyday Americans.

Driving On The Clock:

A recent undercover investigative report documented a popular food's chain's speedy delivery promise to their consumers-boasting of their ability to provide their customers with an unbelievably quick delivery service. The undercover report details how several delivery drivers of the fast food chain often ran through red lights, committed illegal U-turns, drove through on-coming traffic amongst other traffic violations in an effort to fulfill that novel delivery promise-and at a hefty cost.

New Hire Paperwork: Ensuring Compliance and Consistency

Employers regardless of their size or industry are all required to provide new employees (part-time, full-time, seasonal or otherwise) with New Hire Paperwork that complies with state and federal laws. Aside from the typical tax forms prepared to bring a new employee on board, employers are required to keep themselves educated in new filing requirements, updated forms, and deadlines in completing and submitting New Hire Paperwork. Below is a list of some of the important documents that all employers are required to complete during that New Hire process:

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