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Best Wishes for 2017 from ECG!
From our family to yours, may 2017 bring you health, happiness and prosperity. May all of your dreams come true, and all of your goals accomplished; Wishing you all the success in the world.
- Team ECG
Highlights from our blog:
The value of an arbitration agreement. Arbitration agreements are better solutions than going to court; or receiving a class action lawsuit. Although there are different schools of thought, for many employers, arbitration agreements have become the preferred method as they result in simpler and easier methods for handling conflict. Learn more.
Strengthen employee relations with an employee newsletter.Increase company communication by sharing important information.Ensure your employees are always informed and educated about what is going on within your organization. Regardless of your company size, sharing such information will help bring all employees up to date with the company’s goals. Learn more.
Safety tip: ErgonomicsGood ergonomics are key to a healthy workplace. Effective ergonomics in the workplace can benefit both employees and your business by providing physical comfort, thereby improving morale and productivity. Ergonomics promotes early returns to work and a reduction in absenteeism. Read more.
2017 California Minimum Wage Increase.On January 1st 2017, California is increasing its minimum wage to $10.50 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. Smaller businesses, with 25 or fewer employees, may continue to pay the current minimum wage ($10/hour). Learn more.
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