Court Allows Injured Worker’s FEHA Claims

A former supervisor for a security firm can proceed with his employment discrimination claims under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).  A decision by the Sixth District Court of Appeal allows the employees to file for alleged failure to provide reasonable accommodation or engage in the interactive process, wrongful termination, and other claims. … Read More »

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ANOTHER SIG AUGERS INTO DEFAULT

The Healthcare Industry Self Insurance Program (HISIP), a self insured group (SIG) has failed. The SIG was unable to fully fund its workers’ comp obligations. The group primarily covered employers operating nursing homes, assisted-living centers, skilled nursing facilities and other health care operations. The Office of Self Insurance Plans (OSIP) issued a letter of default … Read More »

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Health Care SIG Assessing Current And Former Members

Attorneys for the Healthcare Industry Self Insurance Program (HISIP) are notifying current and former members of the workers’ comp self-insured group (SIG) that they have a bill to pay to bring the SIG into full compliance with state financial standards. The letters are part of a plan to close a deficit that actuaries say is … Read More »

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CRM Exits California SIG Business

One of the more notorious actors in California’s workers’ comp self-insured group (SIG) industry is on its way out of the business after giving up active management of the Healthcare Industry Self Insurance Program of California (HISIP). Majestic Capital, the parent of Compensation Risk Managers of California LLC (CRM CA) and Majestic Insurance, disclosed the … Read More »

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