DoorDash Classification Dispute

The question at hand is whether DoorDash’s operations fall under the web-based development classification 8859 or the more general clerical and telecommuter classes 8810 and 8871. But there is too a third possible classification if  the contractors who actually deliver the food become reclassified as employees under AB5. DoorDash and the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating … Read More »

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Workers’ Comp Regulatory Filing Approved

The California Department of Insurance fully adopted the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s September 1, 2023, regulatory filing. A separate decision on the advisory pure premium rates is still pending. … Read More »

California Insurance Commissioner Handily Wins Second Term

Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara won a second term to lead the California Department of Insurance with an easy 17-point margin of victory. The cities in coastal California and the Sacramento region delivered the win for the incumbent. Along the coast only Orange County and sparsely populated Del Norte County backed Republican Robert Howell – Orange … Read More »

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New California Broker Training & Disclosure Requirements

Individuals looking to get licensed as an insurance agent or broker and those who need to renew their license will have to take mandatory training on insurance fraud. The changes are mandated by a new law sponsored by the California Department of Insurance (CDI) and chaptered last month. And insurance professionals now need to include … Read More »

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Hearing Slated In CDI Public Records Act Dispute

The advocacy group Consumer Watchdog will get its day in court this week as it presses Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the California Department of Insurance to find and release more documents related to a public records act dispute. The group is seeking records of meetings and other documents pertaining to the neverending saga of … Read More »

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Lara Overruled Department Staff

Commissioner Ricardo Lara’s recent workers’ comp rate decision overruled the recommendation of the California Department’s actuaries and hearing officer. In a proposed decision, Department staff recommended adopting both a base increase and the add-on the Bureau proposed to cover the now endemic Covid-19 workers’ comp claim costs. The Bureau had requested a 7.6% increase overall. … Read More »

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