native American heritage month

Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month takes place in November for the purpose of recognizing and appreciating the culture, history, accomplishments, and innovations made by Indigenous Americans and Native Alaskans. Tribal history in the US is American history. Indigenous people have influenced our culture from the crops we grow (where would

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federal fair chance act

Fair Chance Act Updates FEDERAL

Final Regulations on Federal Fair Chance to Compete Act The Fair Chance Act, which defines when a hiring entity can request certain information from an applicant, was finalized by the Office of Personnel Management and became effective on 10/03/2023. Under this law, federal agencies and contractors cannot inquire about the

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hispanic heritage month

Hispanic Heritage Month

With its roots in ate ‘60s California at the height of the Civil Rights movement, Hispanic Heritage month commemorates the independence of several Latin American nations from Spain and now runs from September 15th through October 15th. There are few, if any, aspects of American culture and history that are

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Requirements for Freelancer and Independent Contractors

Updated Requirements for Freelancer and Independent Contractors in LA

Beginning July 1st, the city of Los Angeles introduced additional legislation to California’s already-strict rules for hiring and utilizing independent contractors or freelancers. The Los Angeles Freelance Worker Protections Ordinance, which aims to safeguard these workers from pay malpractice, including delayed payment, non-payment, and underpayment, applies to and LA-based businesses

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august women's month


August 22 – American Business Women’s Day Founded in 1949, the American Business Women’s Association set out on its mission to unite women in business across the nation in diverse industries, roles and occupations, increase the opportunities available to them, and enrich their lives personally and professionally. Officially recognized as

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POWR Act colorado employers


The Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights Act (POWR Act), effective from June, has several impacts on employee rights in Colorado. It restricts companies from using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) signed on or after August 7th, especially related to workplace discrimination reporting. To be compliant under POWR, NDAs must cover both parties,

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