Sunburn Remedies 101

Let’s be honest, the best way to prevent a sunburn is to apply and reapply sunscreen. In our excitement to get outside, it is so easy to forget to apply sunscreen in the first place, not to mention how hard it is to remember to reapply throughout the day. Studies have shown that people are […]

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Preventing Heat Illness with Employees

It’s been a hot California summer and this week is no exception. With outside temperatures soaring over 100 degrees in many areas and employees spending time working outside, employers need to be conscious of how long employees work in hot environments and that they prevent and treat any heat-related illnesses. Not only do heat illnesses […]

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12 Items to Keep at Your Desk

Let’s face it – when you’re working in an office environment, you spend a lot of time at your desk (sometimes as many hours as you spend sleeping). This being said, doesn’t it make sense to ensure this space is as best equipped as possible?   This list of office necessities will only not ensure […]

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Saving the Coral Reefs with the Right Sunscreen

On May 1st, 2018, Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill banning the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. Beginning January 1st, 2021, Hawaii will completely ban the sale, offer of sale or distribution of any sunscreens containing oxybenzone or octinoxate (also labeled as benzophenone-3 and octyl methoxycinnamate) without […]

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Local Hiking Spots, Part 2 Los Angeles

Welcome to part 2 of our local hiking spots series. Today we are focusing on hikes in Los Angeles! Although the city is not known for its hiking, it really should be. The combination of its geology, nearby wilderness areas, and nearly perfect year-round weather makes it great for getting outside.   Los Liones Canyon […]

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Water Park Safety

Water parks are a great way to cool off and beat the heat in the summer. The water attractions and wild rides are so much fun, but it is important to stay safe during your water park visit. Before you head out to your local park be sure to read over our safety tips!   […]

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California Supreme Court Ruling Dynamex v. Supreme Court

Is your Independent Contractor still considered an independent contractor? You might need to re-evaluate.   Following the recent California Supreme Court ruling Dynamex v. Superior Court, a three-part test is being implemented to determine eligibility for independent contractors. This updated ruling is effective immediately. Under the Dynamex ruling, an employer that would like to have […]

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Important California Workers Compensation Update: July 2018

Effective July 1, 2018, an amendment to California Workers Compensation Law (AB 2883) will change who may be excluded on a California workers compensation policy. Please note that this law does not apply to sole proprietors. Rules for Partnerships and LLCs will not change. For All Corporations – Officers or members of board of directors who own […]

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Graduation Gifts 2018

Graduation season is officially here and chances are there is at least one young person you know who’s about to embark on a new chapter in their life. Finding the best graduation gift can sometimes be stressful and a little bit tricky so we’re here to help. Whether they’re heading off to college or entering […]

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