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Posted on: Feb 8, 2021

While the California Supreme Court rejected the first official legal challenge to Proposition 22, Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a new effort to bolster the Department of Justice’s ability to protect worker rights.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2021

Jobs held by women accounted for all jobs lost in the U.S. in December, further widening the earnings gap and highlighting the disproportionate impact the pandemic is having on women, and particularly women of color.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2021

The first official legal challenge to Proposition 22 has been filed with the California Supreme Court, and CAAA has joined in the effort in hopes of restoring access to workers’ compensation for thousands of gig workers throughout the state...

Posted on: Jan 19, 2021

As we head into the third full week of 2021, here’s a roundup of some of the new employment laws that you may or may not know went into effect at the beginning of the year...

Posted on: Jan 11, 2021

Fatal occupational injuries in California rose again to their highest level in 11 years, recording over 400 deaths for the second year in a row and further exposing the inequities faced by Latinx and older workers...

Posted on: Jan 4, 2021

While the state legislature continues to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re hoping to carve out space to tackle a long-standing problem plaguing injured workers: reducing delays in medical treatment...

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020

As if the backbreaking work performed by farmworkers isn’t already detrimental to their health, a new study shows the devastating impact COVID-19 is having on their communities...

Posted on: Dec 7, 2020

In a win for employee safety, Cal/OSHA’s new emergency temporary standards to help protect workers from COVID-19 are now in effect, just in the nick of time as the pandemic enters the third – worst – wave...

Posted on: Nov 30, 2020

On October 29, the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) released a new report confirming what CAAA has been saying all along: delays in medical care result in significantly higher costs...

Posted on: Nov 23, 2020

Heading into the holiday season during these challenging times, we want to show appreciation and give thanks to the millions of frontline workers and essential employees keeping our state and country moving forward...


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