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Madera Cemetery District Receives National Recognition

Congratulations to Madera Cemetery District for being selected as a 2019 American Cemetery Excellence award runner-up! American Cemetery & Cremation magazine highlighted this GSRMA member cemetery in their November 2019 issue along with cemeteries in New Orleans and Santiago, Chile. The article gives an excellent historical overview of the district [...]

By |November 5th, 2019|Trending|

Labor Law Poster Updates

We would like to notify you of some updates to the required labor law postings. Please review the information and links below. The updated posters should be printed and posted, replacing your existing California Pregnancy Disability Leave Notice (Your Rights and Obligations as a Pregnant Employee) and Cal OSHA’s Notice [...]

California Website Compliance – SB 929

In an effort to encourage greater transparency, the State Legislature passed legislation (SB 929) requiring all independent special districts to have a website by January, 2020. These websites must make available specific information including district and board member contact information, board meeting agendas, links to financial reports and more. Hardship [...]

California passes emergency rule for outdoor workers exposed to wildfire smoke

California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board recently passed an emergency regulation for outdoor employees exposed to wildfire smoke. Employers will be required to provide respirators to workers exposed to unhealthy air. The new requirements specifically address fine particulate matter from wildfires. For more information, please click on the link [...]