Labor Law and Employment: What to expect in 2012

1. Limitations on employee credit checks. California employers have long enjoyed the right to conduct background checks that involved reviewing applicants’ credit reports before extending job offers. This practice, as of January 1, 2012, will cease to be — without very specific conditions. This is because a new law has been enacted to prevent the […]


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Forget Politics!: These 5 Problems Are Your Fault!

Politics often seems to interfere with the effective functioning of our government! Instead of emphasizing and focusing on true needs, priorities, goals and perceptions, in a relevant, sustainable and common sense way, this nation is currently witnessing a level of partisanship that we have not seen before in recent memory! What happened to cooperation and […]


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Weight Loss Wars: Circuit Training Vs. supersets

I’ve always believed that supersets are better for burning fat, but strength coach John Barban tells me I’m wrong! John recommends “6 Minute Circuits” for women to lose weight, so I asked him about the methods and why his method is supposedly better than mine. Like me, John is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, […]


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