In New York State, Workers Compensation Insurance is mandatory. NYS Workers Compensation law requires employers to obtain and keep current workers’ comp coverage for every employee. In an industry where illnesses and injuries are common, both employers and employees benefit from this type of coverage. Read more
Do you know about the recent OSHA recordkeeping rule on serious illness and injury reporting? If not, you are not the only one.
At the end of last year, OSHA expected the electronic filing of 350,000 annual injury and illness log summaries, but the government agency fell 200,000 worksites short of their goal. OSHA now has until June 15 to inspect locations for violations of the electronic reporting rule. Those not in compliance could receive citations that carry penalties of up to $12,934. Read more
Like most employers, contractors who have full-time employees are bound to follow New York overtime rules. They require you to compensate workers time-and-a-half for anything over 40 hours in a week. Since violations can be costly, you will want to know and follow these regulations. Read more