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Labor Law Posters

The 2017 labor law posters have been shipped! Depending on the address of your district, they will arrive either via FedEx or USPS. If you do not receive your poster in the next week, please contact our Member Services Department at or call us at 530-934-5633.

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Jan 2017 04 | Posted by liz.smith

Important Reminder - OSHA Form 300A Due

It’s that time of year: February 1st marks the deadline for you to tabulate your annual OSHA Log Summary (OSHA Form 300A) and post it in a common area wherever notices to employees are usually posted. This is the summary only (300A), not the OSHA 300 Form.

The OSHA Form 300A summary must list the...Read More

Dec 2016 29 | Posted by liz.smith

Important Changes Coming

Federal OSHA has revised requirements for recording and submitting records of workplace injury and illness, and the rule is effective January 1, 2017. Under the new rule, some of the recorded information will be submitted to OSHA electronically for posting to the OSHA website. 

All public entities...Read More

Dec 2016 27 | Posted by liz.smith

12th Annual GSRMA Training Conference a Success!

Another wonderful Golden State Risk Management Authority Annual Conference is in the books!  Although we might be a little biased, we think the 12th Annual GSRMA Training Conference was our best event yet.  This year we introduced a new format for the conference.  A second day of training, in the...Read More

Nov 2016 03 | Posted by liz.smith

GSRMA’s 12th Annual Training Conference

GSRMA’s 12th Annual Training Conference

We are holding our 12th annual training conference on October 20th - 21st at Rolling Hills Resort in Corning. Like our previous conferences, great speakers will present relevant subject matter in an entertaining manner. And this year we are expanding the...Read More

Aug 2016 10 | Posted by liz.smith

SB 272 Updates California Public Records Act with New Mandate

As a July 1, 2016 compliance date comes closer, many public agencies are starting to discuss what this Senate Bill means and how it will affect them. SB 272 requires each local agency, except a local educational agency, to create a catalog of enterprise systems.

An enterprise system is defined as...Read More

Jun 2016 24 | Posted by liz.smith

Labor Law Posters

Each year GSRMA provides our member agencies with an all-in-one state and federal labor law poster.  This year’s posters shipped in January.  If you have not received your poster, please contact our office. 

Please note, there have been revisions to the Pregnancy Disability Leave Notice that was...Read More

Mar 2016 24 | Posted by liz.smith

Tips for a Meaningful Interactive Process

One of the most challenging aspects of being an employer in California, and one that we are constantly asked about through Golden State Risk Management Authority’s HR Hotline program, is navigating the interactive process to determine whether an injured/ill/disabled employee can be reasonably...Read More

Mar 2016 01 | Posted by liz.smith

Affordable Care Act Reporting for Under 50 Employees


The ACA created two new reporting requirements for calendar year 2015 to be reported in 2016. The reports are the Minimum Essential Coverage report (also known as MEC, the 6055 report or the 1094B and 1095B “B series” reports) and the Applicable Large Employer report (also known as ALE,...Read More

Jan 2016 27 | Posted by liz.smith

Affordable Care Act Reporting for Over 50 Employees


The ACA created two new reporting requirements for calendar year 2015 to be reported in 2016.This will be an annual requirement with data from the prior year being reported to the IRS and individuals in the first quarter of each year. The reports are the Minimum Essential Coverage report...Read More

Jan 2016 27 | Posted by liz.smith

New Sick Leave Requirements

Gov. Brown signed AB 1522 enacting the “Health Workplaces, Healthy Families” law.  This law makes paid sick leave mandatory for all public and private employers in California, regardless of the number of employees. 

All of your employees—full-time, part-time and temporary—will be eligible for paid...Read More

Sep 2014 19 | Posted by naomi.whatley

Labor Law Changes- It’s Impact on Heat Illness Regulations

There have been changes to the California Labor Code that affect heat illness prevention and cool down recovery periods.  Below please find some important information from Robert Hunt regarding this subject.

All GSRMA members with outside workers already have developed and implemented, with the...Read More

Sep 2014 05 | Posted by naomi.whatley

AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Training & Education Law

Frequently Asked Questions about California’s AB 1825 Sexual

Updated October 10, 2007

1.   Q.  What is California Assembly Bill 1825 (AB 1825)?
       A.  AB 1825 is a law mandating all employers with 50 or more employees to provide
            a minimum of two (2) hours of classroom or other...Read More
Apr 2014 27 | Posted by naomi.whatley

AB 2298 Public Safety Employees

On January 1, 2013 Assembly Bill 2298 (AB 2298) became effective.  All public safety agencies should be aware of this bill.  A recent California Association of Joint Powers Authorities (CAJPA) Legislative Update provided the following analysis on the potential impact of this bill.  “Do you have any...Read More

Aug 2013 27 | Posted by naomi.whatley