Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fair Scheduling Act of 2015 passes Assembly Labor and Employment Committee

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee has passed a bill imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on general retail employers. AB 357 (Chiu; D-San Francisco) would increase the cost of doing business for a broadly defined “food and general retail establishment” with over … Continue reading

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National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction May 4-15

The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers. Who Can Participate? Anyone who … Continue reading

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New California Heat Illness Regulations and Rulemaking Effective May 1, 2015

The Office of Administrative Law has approved the California Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board’s proposed amendments to California’s current heat illness regulation.  The amended regulations will go into effect on May 1, 2015, in time for 2015 growing season and warmer weather.       Almost … Continue reading

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