News: May 2022

Jackson Lewis — Implementing Alternative Workweek Schedules in California

Under California law, employees normally accrue daily overtime for hours worked over 8 hours in a day. Alternative workweek schedules (AWS) permit workplaces to adopt different schedules longer than 8 hours without accruing overtime. This may be needed due to health and safety concerns or … read more

Capitol Update 5/31/2022

Economist: Economy transitioning to stability The economy is shifting from high growth to “stable and resilient” growth that benefits families, said Brian Deese, director of the National Economic Council. “There’s no doubt we face serious global challenges right now, inflation first and foremost among them, … read more

Capitol Update 5/16/2022

PPI for final demand advances 0.5% in April; goods rise 1.3%, services are unchanged The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.5 percent in April. Prices for final demand goods advanced 1.3 percent, and the index for final demand services was unchanged. Final demand … read more

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GotSafety and Shasta Builders Exchange Partnership

GotSafety Provides Exclusive Discounts to Members of the Shasta Builders’ Exchange Shasta Builders’ Exchange is proudly partnered with GotSafety to provide our member’s safety services from the leading OSHA-qualified experts. GotSafety has over 25 years of industry expertise and has saved construction companies millions of … read more

Capitol Update 5/06/2022

Payroll employment increases by 428,000 in April; unemployment rate unchanged at 3.6% Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 428,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent. Job growth was widespread, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, in manufacturing, and in … read more