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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Millions of California’s essential workers can breathe a little easier now that Governor Newsom has signed an executive order protecting employees who contract COVID-19 on the job...

Posted on: May 6, 2020

CAAA released the following statement applauding Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of an executive order today that helps protect frontline workers who contract COVID-19 on the job...

Posted on: May 4, 2020

As many stay-at-home orders around the state have been extended with some easing of restrictions for certain types of employees and social activities, there have been some positive moves to protect frontline workers as they continue the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...

Posted on: Apr 27, 2020

Tomorrow, April 28, is Workers Memorial Day, a day of remembrance held each year to honor those who have been injured or lost their lives on the job. The day feels especially weighted this year in light of the many losses from COVID-19 happening around us every day...

Posted on: Apr 20, 2020

As other states enact workers’ compensation protections for frontline workers, millions of California’s essential employees are seeking a safety net should they contract COVID-19 while on the job...

Posted on: Apr 13, 2020

Kudos to Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara for alerting insurance companies that all workers who are impacted by COVID-19 while on the job are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits regardless of their immigration status...

Posted on: Apr 6, 2020

Workers across California are battling on the frontlines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, risking their lives simply by going to work. These heroes deserve to know they’ll be taken care of in the unfortunate event that they contract the coronavirus as a result of their working conditions...

Posted on: Mar 30, 2020

With many workers still holding the fort in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and risking exposure to the disease on a daily basis, labor groups and CAAA are working to ensure they’re protected should they contract the coronavirus as a result of their working conditions...

Posted on: Mar 23, 2020

As the global public health crisis with the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rapidly evolve, this week's briefing focuses on the latest CAAA updates, updates from the DWC and WCAB, and important announcements about our events...

Posted on: Mar 16, 2020

In the wake of recent courthouse arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) agents at the Sonoma County Superior Courthouse, CAAA sent a letter to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on March 6 asking him to defend the recently-enacted Assembly Bill 668 (Gonzalez, D-San Diego)...


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