Cal/OSHA Requires Employers to Protect Workers from Wildfire Smoke

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 16, 2020

As wildfires continue raging throughout California, Cal/OSHA has issued a reminder to employers that they are required to protect their outdoor workers from smoke if the ai...

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Sales Advice During COVID-19: What to Change About Selling

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 15, 2020

1) Accept that this will be slow and hard. No matter what you do, everyone’s distracted. Now more than ever, your company’s marketing and sales messages are low in...

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Are You One of COVID’s Victims?

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 15, 2020

Your test was negative, but your sales have been cut in half—if that describes your situation, your condition is probably terminal unless you take prompt action. Hopi...

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Gov Newsom Signs Bill Immediately Ensuring Access to Pain Sick Leave for Every CA Employee

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 15, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom this week signed AB 1867, legislation that immediately extends critical paid sick days protections to California’s workforce. Building on...

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California Senate Passes COVID Comp Bill

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 15, 2020

The California Senate has passed legislation to require critical workers who contract COVID-19 to exhaust pandemic-specific paid sick leave benefits or compensated leav...

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New Law Adds Independent Contractor, Freelance Exemptions to AB 5

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 09, 2020

A new law has come to the rescue of a number of freelance professions by exempting them from the onerous requirements of AB 5, which required most independent contractors t...

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COVID-19 Claims Growing Among California Workers

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 02, 2020

The number of COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims in California has seen a steady climb, reaching a total of 31,612 from when the pandemic started until the end of July...

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What Can Sales Leaders Do to Survive This Disruption?

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 01, 2020

Several executives suggested we must learn how to excel at the remote sale. Think about how to turn everything virtual. For example, so many companies do corporate tour...

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DOL Releases New Back-to-School FFCRA Guidance

Posted by: VMA Staff | Sep 01, 2020

Ever since it became clear that not all schools would be fully reopening for the new school year, employers and employees alike have been wondering how the federal Famili...

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Dear David: Can we reduce pay because of an economic slowdown due to COVID-19?

Posted by: David Katz | Aug 31, 2020

Question: Can we reduce pay because of an economic slowdown due to COVID-19? Answer: You can reduce an employee’s rate of pay based on business or economic slowdo...

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