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How to Begin a Career Path in Aquatics

How to Begin a Career Path in Aquatics

As active members in the Pool and Hot Tub industry in California, our Industry struggles to find qualified workers to take on important and necessary jobs in Aquatics Business.  With the largest number of pools of any state in the US, the industry is responsible for...

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RECENT NEWS:

Cal-OSHA Enacts Emergency Regulations

All Employers Must Train and Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke This new emergency regulation will apply to pool service companies and those who work in the pool construction business.  An action plan for employers is provided at the end of the article....

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De-Carbonization Hearing Continues

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission (CEC) held a second joint Workshop on Building Decarbonization. According to the CPUC and CEC, the objective of this workshop was to share an overview of...

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New AB 5 Amendments Emerge

Assembly Bill 5 (Gonzalez), the Dynamex codification bill backed by organized labor, heads to its second policy committee hearing this week sporting new construction industry and business-to-business (B2B) amendments that provide additional flexibility. Since its...

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The Rubber Starting to Meet the Road Regarding Dynamex

In a bicameral legislature, it is not unusual to see bills that receive substantial support in their house ofintroduction confront a bumpier road in the second house. AB 5 (Gonzalez), the bill dealing with the issue ofemployee/independent contractor as a result of the...

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Dynamex Independent Contractor Bill Moves Forward

AB 5, the labor-backed bill to put the Dynamex decision in statute, cleared the Assembly Appropriations Committee in early May and will soon be heard by the full Assembly. Amendments were added to the bill to provide for a general exception for licensed professionals...

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