Legislators learn about Workers' Compensation

On April 2 a coalition of employers and workers’ compensation providers gathered in Sacramento to meet with dozens of state legislators to bring them up-to-date on implementation of SB 863, the major reform bill passed in 2012. 

SB 863 is projected to add $1 billion in system-wide permanent disability (PD) benefit payments in 2014 – a 50 percent ... » More



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Top Democratic lawmaker backs off 'carbon tax' (Apr. 15) Judy Lin in the Associated Press

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