Enduring Principles

Keenan’s philosophy has always been that solving the needs of our customers first and directly supporting our communities are good for our business. We continually present informational workshops and seminars on topics relevant to our customers, and provide scholarships for administrators to further their education and advancement.

Briefings: Public Agencies

7/24/2018 - DFEH Issues Sample Equal Employment Opportunity Policy to Assist California Employers

The California Department of Fair Employment & Housing has issued a sample Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for employers to use to develop their own workplace-specific EEO policies. This Briefing includes the DFEH notice and Sample Policy.

7/3/2018 - Workers’ Compensation Benefit Rates: Increase January 1, 2019

The temporary disability benefit rates will increase on January 1, 2019, based on the reported increase in California’s State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW).

5/24/2018 - Health Care Reform: Updated Benefit Limits for 2019 Plan Years

The Department of Health & Human Services has issued the inflation-adjusted out-of-pocket limits applicable to non-grandfathered plans for plan years beginning in 2019 and the IRS has announced the 2019 percentage threshold for determining if coverage is affordable under the Employer Mandate. This Briefing highlights these changes.

4/2/2018 - California Supreme Court Imposes Duty to Protect on California Colleges and Universities

The California Supreme Court recently announced its decision in The Regents of the University of California v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles. The court held that California colleges and universities have a duty to protect their students from foreseeable violence during curricular activities. This Briefing discusses this decision and what it may mean for the future.

3/26/2018 - AB 1207: Required Mandated Reporter Training Deadline March 30, 2018

Under AB 1207, all child day care facilities licensed by the California Department of Social Services (DSS) are required to have employee mandated reporter training completed by March 30, 2018. This Briefing provides training resources and a chart detailing the different training requirement between AB 1207 and AB 1432.