New Telecommuter Class Rate Set

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau will make it official later this month when it files to apply the 8810 clerical class’ rate to the proposed new 8871 class for workers that telecommute at least 50% of the time. The action rejects an earlier request from California employers to follow the lead of other states … Read More »

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Proposed Telecommuter Class, Updated Thresholds Now Under Review

The California Department of Insurance held its perfunctory public hearing on proposed changes to the state’s uniform statistical reporting plan, and the issue is now under consideration by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara. The proposed changes include creating a new class for clerical workers who telecommute for work, updates to the variable split thresholds for differentiating … Read More »

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WCIRB Disappoints on Telecommuter Rate

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s Governing Committee approved a filing creating a new 8871 classification — for clerical employees who work remotely. Still, its staff effectively side-stepped a call from employers, and Workers’ Comp Executive, to have a lower rate apply now to the new classification. WCIRB is proceeding with plans to have the … Read More »

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