1. Public Works Registration

    From June 20, 2014 all contractors on public works must be registered and furnish certified payroll records to the labor Commissioner until the project is complete. On or after March 1, 2015 the law requires that only registered contractors and subcontractors be listed on bids. On or after April 1, …Read More

  2. Liability for Company When Outsourcing Labor Contracting

    California Labor Code Section 2810.3 took effect January 1, 2015 and makes certain businesses jointly liable with labor ready outsourcers of labor for wage and workers compensation violations. If your company is outsourcing its labor needs through an employment agency or labor ready company the new …Read More

  3. Do you have an IIPP?

    If you are a California employer you need to have an IIPP! What is an IIPP, it is an Illness, Injury Prevention Plan. Cal/OSHA requires that every employer have such a plan containing 8 parts, Responsibility, Compliance, Communication, Hazard Assessment, Accident/Exposure Investigation, Hazard Corre…Read More

  4. Public Works Bidder Remedy

    In the February 205 case of Roy Allan Slurry Seal, Inc. v. American Asphalt South, Inc., 2015 Cal App Lexis 264 the Court of Appeals took on the question of whether a second-placed bidder on a public works job can state a cause of action for intentional interference with prospective economic advanta…Read More

  5. Beware of Subordination Agreements

    The case of Moorefield Construction, Inc. v. Intervest-Morgage Investment Company decided in September 2014, held that despite the priority mechanics' lien rights provided for by statute a general contractor could waive its mechanics' lien rights through signing a subordination agreement with the co…Read More

  6. Paid Sick Time

    California Labor Code Section 2810.5 takes effect July 1, 2015 and requires all employers in California to grant to all non-exempt employees who have worked for more than 30 days in any calendar year to paid sick days. The law requires that employees must accrue paid sick leave at no less than one h…Read More