AB 5 makes it nearly impossible for gig-economy companies to continue using independent contractors. United Agencies Insurance is conducting a seminar about this topic on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Glendale, CA. We hope you will attend this important event.
Monthly rent and utility payments are probably the first two expenses that come to mind if you are apartment hunting or looking for a place to rent. But one other cost you may have to factor in is renters insurance coverage. You may not know it, but renters insurance...
It’s truly amazing how fast life changes. Every day, something new is happening or going on. The value of your home, the kind of car that you drive, how old your children are, who lives in your house with you. So, with all of that said, it’s important to review your insurance coverage regularly, to make sure that you are properly covering what’s currently going on in your life.
Whether it’s the fresh paint job, new appliances or upgraded lighting, you do everything you can to make sure your tenants feel at home in your building. By sharing the news about a renters insurance policy, you can help them feel good about protecting their belongings, while saving yourself a potential headache.
Surprisingly, if you ask employees of small businesses how they feel about their benefits, you may be surprised to learn that 87 percent of them would accept additional benefits over a pay raise.
New law (California SB78) signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on June 27, 2019, institutes an individual mandate to have qualifying health coverage throughout the year beginning January 1, 2020, and to avoid paying penalties when filing 2020 state income tax return in 2021.
At United Agencies, we not only understand the complexities of insurance, we know how to help get our clients the discounts they deserve. That being said, we have created a Discounts Guide, which explains some details you may find helpful.
Drugmakers fought hard against California’s groundbreaking drug price transparency law, passed in 2017. Now, state health officials have released their first report on the price hikes those drug companies sought to shield.
Governor Newsom Signs AB 824 to Lower Prescription Drug Costs in First Health Care Bill Signing Event
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the biggest prescription drug price bill of the year, intended to lower prescription drug prices for California consumers by hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
I had a very quick trip to the east coast last week, a two night-er, so, to save on time I allowed myself the luxury of parking *inside* LAX. $40 a night is steep, but, it was worth it to me to save the time on both ends of the trip. I mused to myself when I was about...
Anyone who lives in a fire-prone area knows how quickly wildfires can ruin and even destroy homes and structures. They can cause injuries or death to people and animals and can happen very quickly.
In a recent Hill-HarrisX survey, the data released reveals most people want universal healthcare, but they don’t want to abolish private insurance.
Many people are not truly aware of the dangers of distracted driving today. This article sheds light and offers some startling statistics, which may surprise and even shock you. Approximately 10 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver, and those numbers are growing.
California businesses will soon face new limits in their use of independent contractors under a closely watched proposal signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, a decision praised by organized labor but unlikely to quell a growing debate over the rules and nature of work in the 21st century economy.
Whether Congress will act this year to address the affordability of prescription drugs — a high priority among voters — remains uncertain. But states aren’t waiting.
Brush fires cause billions of dollars worth of damages every year and destroy thousands of homes. If you live in an area that is highly susceptible to brush fires then you are already aware of this danger. The good news is that there are precautionary measures you can take to keep your family and home safe.
We all love seeing the "right thing" happen! My partner, Chris Stickney, and I were exhibiting and speaking at the California Alliance for Child and Family Services conference last week, it was a great week as always! We entered a TV into the raffle for an attendee to...
Buying a new car every year would be a very impractical expense. It would also be cheaper than a year’s worth of health care for a family. Why it matters? The cost-shifting and complexity of health insurance can hide its high cost, which crowds out families’ other needs and depresses workers’ wages.
Attracting top talent in a tight labor market continues to be a struggle for business owners and HR professionals during the continuing economic growth of our country. Once we have a good candidate in the door for an interview it’s important to remember we are not only interviewing them, they are interviewing us! Please join United Agencies for our educational webinar to discuss the new and changing laws around what we can and cannot ask our job applicants.
Join Sarah Prince of United Agencies, as she interviews HR Rockstar Candice Gottlieb-Clark of Dynamic Team Solutions.