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April 20, 2021

Top 10 OSHA Citations From 2020

Human Resources/By Julien/0 comments Here’s a closer look at the data from last year showing the most common cited violations by OSHA and how your business can take proper measures to avoid these all too common fines.   #1 FALL PROTECTION   For the tenth consecutive year, fall protection finds itself number one on the list. Falls are the… Read More »
Can I require my employees to get the vaccine? - Colony West March 30, 2021

New COVID Vaccine Regulation For California Employers

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments As vaccine availability grows so do the suggestions and regulations from the state and federal government. Just recently California’s DFEH (Department of Fair Employment and Housing) released their new guidance on vaccine regulation and what rights employees have surrounding the vaccine.   Can I require my employees to get the vaccine?    One big question… Read More »
March 24, 2021

Re-Opening & Vaccine Rollouts: What’s Next For Compliance?

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments As states begin to reopen and the federal government works to pass another COVID relief bill, many businesses are working on pivoting once again. There have been so many changes to how companies run, and more are coming. Between new vaccine rollouts, the Pandemic Preparedness Plan, the extended leave plans, and navigating reopening plans with… Read More »
What's a 1095-C March 2, 2021

Are you required to provide your employees with form 1095-C?

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires Applicable Large Employers (ALE) to provide their full time employees with form 1095-C. Additionally, they are required to file 1094-C and 1095-C with the IRS. Failure to furnish and file these forms, as well as late filings, can lead to hefty penalties of up to $560 per employee and… Read More »
February 1, 2021

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments DON’T RISK A PENALTY FINE FROM OSHA! OSHA requires employers to physically post the form and electronically submit injury and illness data electronically. All business’ that are required to maintain OSHA logs need to post their 300A form in a prominent place at their facilities where all employees will have access to view from February… Read More »
cyber liability insurance 2021 January 14, 2021

Why Cyber Liability Insurance is a Must in 2021

Uncategorized/By Julien/0 comments What is the CCPA & Why Cyber Liability Insurance is a Must For Your Business? The California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) is a privacy law that provides consumer protection for residents of California. The law regulates how a business collects, uses, and discloses almost any kind of information about an individual.   What is different… Read More »
November 19, 2020

New COVID-19 Regulation | November 2020

Uncategorized/By Julien/0 comments Just when you thought doing business in California couldn’t be any more challenging! A new, extensive emergency COVID-19 regulation has been published by the Cal/OSHA Standards Board in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 in workplaces. This new 21-page regulation will drastically affect nearly every employer in the state of California. This regulation will… Read More »
September 30, 2020

Reporting Positive COVID-19 Tests: Update

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments Governor Newsom signed a new bill (SB 1159) requiring California employers of five or more employees to report to their claims administrator via fax or email as soon as they are aware an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The bill went into effect September 17, 2020. Failure to comply with this new obligation could incur… Read More »
September 24, 2020

How Your Non Profit Can Reduce State Unemployment Costs

Insurance/By Julien/0 comments Nonprofit, tribal and governmental entities are required to pay for unemployment claims in one of two ways: State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) Tax or Reimbursement Financing (self-insurance). The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the filing of more than 55 million SUI claims across the country. As nonprofits begin to re-open, organizations should evaluate the impact of… Read More »
Protect your business with PPP loan insurance September 16, 2020

Protect Your Business With PPP Loan Insurance

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments Exclusive PPP Loan Insurance Have you recently received a loan as part of the Paycheck Protection Program? Your business could be at risk! This exclusive product available through Colony West provides primary coverage for the Paycheck Protection Program Certification process. If your business is subject to an audit and the Small Business Administration (SBA) determines… Read More »