How did California insurance carriers and the public members of the Bureau end up nearly 11% apart on the workers’ comp pure premium rate recommendation? What goes into each of the side’s calculations? Get the whole deeper story by clicking here.
The Ninth Circuit issued a key decision in the ongoing debate over independent contractors and employees. Now that AB5 applies, how many truckers could be affected? What will it cost consumers, and how many jobs will be lost? Get the story here.
Scorching the Earth …
What documents did the court say Applied Underwriters could have? Who will be called for depositions? The details are right here.
Employer and carrier opposition to legislation establishing a state-run medical provider network resulted in sig-nificant changes to the legislation. What does it propose to do now and when would it take effect? Get the details here.
Is the federal government about to follow California’s example for handling labor/management relations? How could that possibly go wrong? Mark Webb columnist opines and sheds both light and shade. Click here.
How many workers’ comp claims are denied because they are not work related? How much time would employers have to investigate workers' comp claims if a bill moving through the Legislature passes? How would it impact medical costs? Get the details by clicking here.
A legislative proposal to expand the state’s workers' comp presumptions is moving, but there is a hiccup. Who would be covered? What’s the hold up on the bill? Get the story here.
Find out why Employers Group made staff reductions. How deep and what is the outlook for Employers? And see graphics from Compline showing what parts of California it may and may not want business. Get the details here.
How are California’s self-insured groups performing in the current market? What do the numbers tell us about California’s oversight? Click here for the story.
Major change in how we look at rates and X-Mods…
The California workers' compensation system is operating on a new calendar. Why is the annual rate filing different this year? Get the details behind the shift by clicking here.
Workers’ Comp Executive’s sister company Compline is releasing a major update that will make the service even more responsive for brokers, employers, managing general agents and others in the workers' comp system. How will the update help you beat the competition? Get the details by clicking here.