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Posted on: Feb 18, 2020

In his recent column on CalMatters, Dan Walters focuses a lot on fraud, but fails to include the facts on where the majority of fraud in CA's work comp system actually comes from...

Posted on: Feb 10, 2020

All injured workers should have the right to be treated equally but as it currently stands, they're not equal...

Posted on: Feb 3, 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom's proposal to include over $1.4 billion in the state budget to address homelessness will help those most in need living on the streets and also help people living on the verge of homelessness...

Posted on: Jan 27, 2020

In their "World of Cumulative Trauma" report released in 2018, the WCIRB described those suffering from cumulative trauma as workers who don't speak English, make less than $500 per week and work in the hospitality and manufacturing industries...

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020

While the State Auditor's report rightfully characterizes the decline in QMEs as a long-standing problem, there are other key components compounding the QME crisis: specifically the lack of certain specialty QMEs...

Posted on: Jan 13, 2020

Fatal occupational injuries in California jumped to their highest level since 2008, rising to over 400 deaths for the first time in nearly 10 years...

Posted on: Jan 6, 2020

A new decade is upon us, and with it, new opportunities to improve California's workers' compensation system...

Posted on: Dec 16, 2019

Coming on the heels of the State Auditor's recent report detailing the lack of QMEs in California's workers' compensation system and its impact on injured workers, the Division of Workers' Compensation held a previously-scheduled meeting on December 6th regarding the QME system...

Posted on: Dec 9, 2019

Gig-economy employers continue to do everything they can to turn a profit while denying adequate pay and safety-net benefits to their workers...

Posted on: Dec 2, 2019

As the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, it's important to remember to exercise kindness - and, more importantly, patience - with the retail workers helping you track down that perfect gift...


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