Unprecedented Budget Surplus Is Focus of May Revision

May 17, 2022

To nobody’s surprise, Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced another upward revision in the state’s general revenues—a $55 billion bump since January. To the surprise of many, this means that discretionary surpluses for three consecutive fiscal years will top $100 billion. Read More

L.A. Coronavirus Hospitalizations Start Rising Again; Officials Urge Mask-Wearing

May 17, 2022

Los Angeles County’s coronavirus-positive hospitalizations are rising again, causing health officials to urge residents to put masks back on if they have stopped doing so. L.A. County already requires mask-wearing on public transit and at its airports, and Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer urged residents Monday to wear masks inside schools, stores and workplaces. Read More

5 Predictions For Employee Benefits In 2022 And Beyond

May 10, 2022

Employers need to be forward-thinking regarding employee benefits because this crucial feature can make or break a company. As people are less likely to stay at their current positions, they’re also much less interested in applying with any company that doesn’t offer them benefits such as health care or vacation time. Read More

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