National Retail Federation

The world's largest retail trade association.

Covered California

Affordable Care Act insurance marketplace.

California Retailers Association

​The only statewide trade association representing all segments of the retail industry.

Council of State Retail Associations

Organized to improve and advance the retail industry through close cooperation.

Food Marketing Institute

The voice of food retail.

E-verify

Determine eligibility of employees to work in the United States.

​DMV Employer Pull Notice

Promote driver safety through the ongoing review of driver records.

The Great California Shakeout

Info on earthquakes and earthquake drills.













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An Ounce of Prevention

It’s not just theft that can cause retailers to lose money and see bottom lines shrink. Mistakes can be made during the hiring process that could lead to costly class action lawsuits.

A large grocery store chain lost $6.8 million because of a class action suit; a major discount retailer lost $4 million over another. A big box retailer and a bank each lost $3 million, and a pizza company lost $2.5 million
. Read more.

Retail's $30 billion problem: organized crime
A survey by the National Retail Federation found that organized crime is worsening as a problem for the industry.  Fake store fronts, cargo theft and criminal flash mobs. These are just some of the problems facing retailers that amount to a $30 billion a year problem for the industry.  Read more.


The Issues that Keep Retailers Up at Night

Retailers are always mired in a good news/bad news scenario shaped by forces both in and beyond their control — everything from capital investment to natural disasters and terrorism. But what are the big issues keeping them up at night?  Read more.


Drugs Health and Safety at
​Work - What Employers Can Do
The United States is a highly pharmacological society. It seems like everyone is taking a pill for one thing or another - pain relief, hypertension, depression, infection. Still others are abusing opioids or benzodiazepines that might have been originally prescribed in good faith. Read more.

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