Tag: Workers’ Comp

Remote Work: Workers’ Comp Liabilities

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and workers' compensation expert Randy Pollak discuss current...

Job Killer Bills Dramatically Increase Workers’ Compensation Costs

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that will substantially increase workers' compensation costs by establishing a "conclusive presumption" of workplace injury for...

COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Order Explained

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and workers’ compensation attorney Tiffany Boyland of Michael...

Governor’s Workers’ Compensation Order: Presume COVID-19 Illness Arises from the Job

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed an executive order establishing a rebuttable presumption that any COVID-19 related illness of an employee who worked outside the...

Sweetened Beverage Bill Tabled, Workers’ Comp Bill Falls Short

Two more job killer bills failed to advance this week in the face of strong concern about their negative impacts. • The author of AB 138...

State Supreme Court Ruling Protects Employers, Preserves Workers’ Comp Exclusivity

The California State Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of employers finding that an employee’s tort claims against a doctor who reviewed workers’ compensation...