Tuesday, June 23, 2020In reference to your concerns to currently opened or preparing to re-opening businesses, below are the links to assist you with your concerns. CDC-Frequently Ask Question https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/general-business-faq.html READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 21, 2020Exclude COVID-19 Claims from Experience Rating Claims arising directly from a diagnosis of COVID-19 with an accident date on or after December 1, 2019, would be excluded from the experience rating calculations of individual employers. READ MORE >>
Friday, April 17, 2020WCIRB submitting to the CDI next week and once they receive approval, THEN it will become final.
WCIRB Governing Committee Approves Special Regulatory Filing in Response to COVID-19
Oakland CA, April 17, 2020 – Earlier today, in response to the impact of the coronavirus disease 20... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, February 25, 2020California Assembly Bill 5 (also known as CA AB 5) was signed into law in September 2019, implementing a new test all employers must use to determine if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the California Labor Code. The law may impact who must be covered under an employer’s workers’ compensation policy. READ MORE >>
Friday, October 11, 2019GOVERNOR GAVIN Newsom has signed a bill into law that will codify a court ruling from last year that set new ground rules for what constitutes an independent contractor, and which expands on that ruling. There’s been a lot written in the media about the law, AB 5, and much of it misses the point. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, September 4, 2019California workers compensation written premiums for the first quarter of 2019 are down 12% compared with last year to $4.4 billion, according to the Workers Compensation Rating Bureau of California’s quarterly update. READ MORE >>
Thursday, October 27, 2016An Orange County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with perjury and insurance fraud for allegedly engaging in heavy CrossFit exercises while collecting compensation for work-related injuries.
Nicholas Zappas, 36, of Laguna Niguel was arrested on Friday and charged with 11 felony counts of ... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, June 8, 2016Physical Separation and Clerical Office Separation Physical separation is required when applying the Multiple Enterprises rule in Part 3, Standard Classification System, Section III, General Classification Procedures, Rule 3. The term Physical Separation or Physically Separated is defined at Section II, Classification Terminology, Rule 21: READ MORE >>
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 What happens when a policyholder doesn’t cooperate with a final audit? We will attempt to publish an experience modification excluding the unaudited payroll, but using all of the reported losses. The Experience Rating Plan does not allow the use of estimated or unaudited payroll in the experience modification calculation. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, April 13, 2016AUTOMOBILE, TRUCK OR VAN CONVERSION OR CUSTOMIZING – all operations – including estimators and customer service representatives who inspect vehicles This classification applies to employers engaged in the conversion or customizing of automobiles, trucks or vans by performing a combination of mechanical, chassis, body, paint, upholstery and accessory installation work. READ MORE >>