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: Schools & Colleges

2/27/2018 - AB 670: Noon Duty Aides Now Entitled to More Employment Rights and Benefits

Effective January 1, 2018, AB 670 makes noon duty aides in non-merit system schools part of the classified service and entitled to Industrial Accident Leave under the Education Code. This Briefing discusses AB 670 and what it means to California school districts.

1/30/2018 - AB 746: Required Lead Testing for Certain Schoolsites before July 1, 2019

This Briefing summarizes the requirements of AB 746 as they pertain to community water systems and local education agencies and lead testing of California schoolsite potable water systems.

1/24/2018 - Health Care Reform: Cadillac Tax and Other ACA Taxes Delayed Under 2018 Spending Bill

As part of the most recent spending bill, signed into law on January 22, 2018, three Affordable Care Act taxes have been delayed or suspended. This Briefing discusses the current status of the Cadillac Tax, the Health Insurance Providers Fee tax , and the Medical Device tax.

1/11/2018 - AB 949 – Requires School Districts to Background Check Sole Proprietors

Effective January 1, 2018, AB 949 expands the categories of persons for whom school districts are required to conduct criminal background checks. This Briefing details the circumstances under which these checks must be conducted.

1/8/2018 - 2018 – New Year, New Training Requirements

2018 brings the enactment of new employee training requirements applicable to California employers. Both SB 396 and AB 1207 went into effect on January 1, 2018. This Briefing summarizes these two laws and the new training requirements.