June

Blog Posts in June, 2015

  • Agriculture around schools must be non-toxic

    Mary Haffner’s guest columnist article, “Agriculture around schools must be non-toxic,” was published in the Ventura County Star on June 28, 2015, in Section B, “Local,” page 8B. The column is related here: I commend Ventura County Supervisors John Zaragoza and Steve Bennett for requesting an inquiry into the practices of pesticide use surrounding Rio Mesa High School. From a review of documents ...
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  • Employers, Pay Heed to the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 ("HWHFA")

    The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (“HWHFA” ) requirement’s become effective July 1, 2015. The new law obligates employers to provide paid sick leave benefits to their employees. It is extremely important that employers take notice of the new legal requirements, to avoid fines and penalties. The law is enforced through the California Labor Commissioner and the California Attorney ...
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