CA Passes AB 2257

“California AB 2257 Passes, Providing Relief for Golf Professionals and Caddies” What this new legislation will mean to clubs in CA, and the potential impact on caddie programs. Yesterday CA’s State Assembly passed an urgent Repeal and Replace bill, titled AB 2257, designed to replace and dramatically amend the AB5 ...
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Challenging the Status Quo

“Who’s Challenging the Status Quo of Caddie Program Management?“ Over 60 clubs have already modernized their caddie programs. Now seems to be a great time to challenge the status quo. Still, like many in the golf industry, you have had your hands full managing the COVID environment personally and professionally ...
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Tee Sheet Integration

“Do You Integrate With Our Tee Sheet? “ Until recently, the golf industry has been slow to innovate and change traditional golf course operations.  COVID-19 has accelerated change and opened clubs and PGA Professionals up to new, different, and more efficient ways of solving age-old problems. As we continue our ...
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Protect Your Caddies With OCC/ACC Insurance

Occupational Accident (Occ/Acc) Overview Occupational Accident Insurance, also known as Occ/Acc, was created for the trucking industry, given its focus on independent contractor truck drivers. They were not eligible for workers’ compensation programs mandated by the states for employees. Today, however, Occ/Acc has found many new applicable markets in the ...
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Virtual Caddyshack

“Riding the Bench” Meets the Virtual Caddyshack For generations, Clubs have used a paper sign-in sheet or the bench in the caddy shack to log incoming caddies and line them up. This nod to the ‘old-school’ way of caddies ‘riding the bench’ and ‘earning their stripes’ was great when caddies ...
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Danny Noonan – IC or Employee

Danny Noonan – IC or Employee? In recent months and years, several states have begun to examine the classification of Independent Contractors given the rise of the gig economy via platforms like Uber, Lyft, and Grubhub. New laws impacting caddie classification have been deemed by some to be shaking the ...
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