We show 4 matches. These are blogs from our archive for 12/2017

5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

How to Get Your Money Back From Western Union

Posted: 12/18/2017

How to Get Your Money Back From Western Union

If you paid money to a scammer using Western Union between January 1, 2004, and January 19, 2017, you can file a claim requesting your money back. Western Union has agreed to refund $586 Million to fraud victims for the part they played in fraudulent transfers. Refunds are being handled by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and a company they hired to handle claims—Gilardi & Co. Below is some important information for anyone who believes they are owed a refund....Read more

Tags: western union, federal trade commission, refunds, settlement

CA Contractors Face Added Responsibility for Wage Claims

Posted: 12/15/2017

CA Contractors Face Added Responsibility for Wage Claims

Beginning January 1, 2018, general contractors in California will be liable if their subcontractors fail to pay their employees. A bill passed by State Legislators in September 2017 makes developers and general contractors who enter private work contracts responsible for unpaid wage claims made against their subcontractors, even if they have already paid the subcontractors for their work....Read more

Tags: contractor payment, California, contractors, subcontractors

California Employers Prepare for New Laws for 2018

Posted: 12/13/2017

California Employers Prepare for New Laws for 2018

California employers face the implementation of new laws that go into effect January 1, 2018. Early preparation should promote a smooth transition and get staff ready for any changes. To help employers comply with the new laws, training with human resources and other key staff may be necessary, as well as revisions to applications, employee manuals, and other workplace documents. Here are the top five 2018 laws to prepare for....Read more

Tags: employment law, California

Employee Spotlight: December 2017

Posted: 12/11/2017

Employee Spotlight: December 2017

BCA's Employee of the month for December is Karen Moneymaker....Read more

Tags: employee spotlight