New Emergency Workers’ Compensation Rules Take Effect

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 07, 2020

The Department of Insurance has approved emergency workers’ compensation rules dealing with COVID-19 and California employers. The rules were recommended by the Worker...

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New Telecommuter Class Code in the Works

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 07, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, California’s workers’ compensation rating agency plans to implement a new class code for telecommuting employees on Jan. 1, 2021. The W...

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CA Law Alerts

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 03, 2020

Responding to COVID-19 In The Workplace On June 16, 2020, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released a checklist for employers experiencing an outbreak...

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California Employees Who Refuse to Return to Work Risk Loss of Unemployment Benefits

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 03, 2020

Here’s some news for California employers and employees wrestling with the question of how to return to work. Recently, California’s state agency in charge of admin...

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Statewide Order Requires Masks in Public

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 03, 2020

On June 18 Governor Gavin Newson signed a statewide executive order requiring people to wear face coverings (e.g., masks) in both indoor and outside locations where soc...

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Why Should You Participate in the Print Industries Wage + Benefits Survey?

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 02, 2020

Each year, regional affiliates, including PIASC, conduct a detailed survey of the wages, benefits, and human resources policies of the printing, packaging, and related ...

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Dear David: Can we screen employees returning to work for COVID-19?

Posted by: David Katz | Jul 01, 2020

Question: Can we screen employees returning to work for COVID-19? And the related: Can we tell employees who travel to stay home and quarantine, even if they don’t ha...

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California Consumer Privacy Act – Effective January 1, 2020

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 01, 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect January 1, 2020. The CCPA regulates how companies handle personal information, creates new rights for Califo...

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Brand Management in a COVID-19 World

Posted by: Bob Kersten, Executive Director, Strategy, Affinity Creative Group | Jul 01, 2020

Like many others, we at Affinity are following the arc of the COVID-19 crisis and remain concerned with the health, safety, and future of those around us—our team, ou...

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VMA Member Exclusive: 25% Off Most Reopening Supplies

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jul 01, 2020

As business leaders begin reopening efforts, we all need to continue to take the COVID-19 threat seriously and take every precaution to help reduce the risk its spread ...

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