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IRS Mileage Rates for 2017 Announced

Beginning January 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • 53.5 cents per mile for business miles driven (down from 54 cents in 2016).
  • 17 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes (down from 19 cents in 2016).
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations (same as 2016).
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California Paid Sick Leave- What’s new in 2015


General Summary – Starting July 1, 2015, all California employers, regardless of size, are required to provide paid sick leave for any employee (part-time, full-time, exempt and non-exempt) who works in California for 30 or more days within a year.[1] The new law does not interfere with employer practices that are more generous to employees, but does contain numerous detailed parameters, which set the minimum requirements for employers. Read More…

New Employment Laws – 2015

AB 2074

  • Increases the amount of liquidated damages that an employee may obtain in a minimum wage violation lawsuit.
  • Clarifies that a claim for liquidated damages can be brought any time within 3 years of the violation, which now allows employees to recover 3 years of interest on the unpaid wages instead of 1.
  • Applies retrospectively to civil actions commencing on or after January 1, 1992.
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SICK LEAVE- New Law Summary



This new law requires that all employers provide a sick leave benefit to all employees who have been employed for at least 30 days. The bill does not take effect until July 1, 2015.The State will be issuing regulations on implementation of this law. There are a number of questions still to be answered. Following are major provisions of the law, as I understand them at this time: Read More…

Jobless Benefits Extension Advances in the Senate

By Carrie Dann and Kasie Hunt, NBC News

The Senate narrowly voted Tuesday to advance a temporary extension of unemployment benefits to over one million jobless Americans, giving some unexpected momentum in the new year to Democrats and the Obama administration. Read More…

New Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage

New Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Options and Your Health Coverage

PART A: General Information

When key parts of the health care law take effect in 2014, there will be a new way to buy health insurance: the Health Insurance Marketplace. To assist you as you evaluate options for you and your family, this notice provides some basic information about the new Marketplace. Read More…

California Minimum Wage Poised to Reach $10 an Hour

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, giving the state one of the highest rates in the nation.

Washington state currently has the top minimum wage at $9.19 an hour, an amount that is pegged to rise with inflation. Some cities, including San Francisco, have slightly higher minimum wages. Read More…

U.S. Extends Family Leave to Same-Sex Spouses

Department of Labor Extends Family Medical Leave Act Coverage to Same-Sex, Non-Traditional Parents By SEAN HIGGINS | AUGUST 13, 2013 AT 9:55 AM Read More…

25 Years of Membership

Congratulations Jennifer!

On 25 years of serving the Greater San Joaquin Valley area and their staffing needs. Read More…

Obamacare Drives a Bull Market In Staffing Agencies

A “red hot bull market” is currently being driven by the pending implementation of Obamacare next year, Jim Cramer said Thursday.

Although President Barack Obama signed the health care reform bill into law on March 23, 2010, many of the changes to the health care system won’t take effect until 2014. Per the reforms, companies that employ more than 50 full-time workers will either need to provide their employees with costly health care coverage or pay penalties of up to $3,000. Read More…

Improving Employee Morale

“Money can’t buy happiness” isn’t a cliché when it comes to improving morale around the office. In these precarious times, when many organizations are tightening their belts, it is critical to know how to engage and reward employees without spending an arm and a leg. Read More…

Should Employees Take A Vacation?

So why do employees need a vacation? The simple answer is rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. Most of us probably remember to plug in our laptops, tablets and smart phones before going to bed every night. Unfortunately, we don’t have a built-in “low battery” sensor to warn us when it’s time to recharge our own body. Read More…

New Employee Benefits

We’re proud to announce that our employees now have the opportunity to participate in our health care program. In addition to holiday pay and paid vacations, we treat our employees with respect and reward their hard work. Read More…
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