Iceland Has Become the First Country to Officially Require Gender Pay Equality
Yup, That's all folks! Here's the full article:
A recent article shared by the Los Angeles Times, originally from the Washington Post, leads off with this provocative title:
Bill would let employers penalize workers who say no to genetic testing
Yes, it's time to put on your #sci-fi reading glasses and delve into this succinct and eye opening piece about the consequences of saying 'NO' to compliance with your businesses Wellness Program.
Did you know...
That your employer can legally extend discounted #health insurance premiums to you for your participation in their Wellness Program, yet, this Bill, Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act, HR 1313, was introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), (who chairs the House Committee on Education and the Workforce), would take away those discounts if you chose NOT to participate....
Eyes open? Ready to read? Here you go:
Yup, at least $1,000,000!
The San Diego landmark restaurant, The French Gourmet, learned the hiring lesson the hard way after a raid in 2008 nabbed 18 employees who were not eligible to work in the US.
Now hailing the efficiency of the E-Verify program, this gourmand is safe, and his business is thriving.
Check out the SDUT article with all the specifics - and, DON'T LET IT HAPPEN TO YOU!
Call it a "Potty Policy", or the "Bathroom Bill", regardless your take on it, your single use bathroom must accommodate all genders - and, it's effective today, March 1, 2017.
● All single-user toilet facilities in any business establishment, place of public accommodation, or state or local government
agency shall be identified as all-gender toilet facilities by signage that complies with Title 24 of the California Code of
Regulations, and designated for use by no more than one occupant at a time or for family or assisted use.
Example of approved signage.continued...
● During any inspection of a business or a place of public accommodation by an inspector, building official, or other local
official responsible for code enforcement, the inspector or official may inspect for compliance with this section.
● For the purposes of this section, “single-user toilet facility” means a toilet facility with no more than one water closet and
one urinal with a locking mechanism controlled by the user
At the beginning of the year, these 2 mandatory pamphlets were updated by the State of California.
Employers: If you have anything in your supply drawer or new hire packet prior to 1/1/2017 - then you must order new ones and use them immediately for each new hire.
Employees: If you were not offered any pamphlets at the time of hire - let us know (hint, you should have received 5 of them)