California premium up 27% in first half of year

– Advertisement – California’s written premium for the first six months of 2022 is 27% higher than it was at this point in 2021, driven by the continued economic recovery, the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau reported. The WCIRB, in its latest quarterly experience analysis, reported written premium of $8.9 billion through the period ending June … Read more

Measure to add employee protection for cannabis use before California Senate

– Advertisement – The California Senate is considering a bill that would limit the ability of businesses to make adverse employment decisions based on a person’s off-hour use of cannabis.  A.B. 2188 would require employers to use a test that proves a person was actually impaired by THC, the psychoactive component in cannabis. Many commonly … Read more

Tesla likely must face California agency’s race bias suit

– Advertisement – (Reuters) — A California state judge on Wednesday said he would likely deny Tesla Inc.’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit by the state’s civil rights agency accusing the electric car maker of widespread race discrimination at an assembly plant. California Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo in Oakland in a tentative written order rejected Tesla’s claims that the lawsuit would be unmanageable because … Read more

California bill change addresses data collection for comp determination

– Advertisement – A requirement that the California Division of Workers’ Compensation revise its existing data collection processes to capture the date an injured worker is notified of a liability determination would be contingent on a legislative appropriation, under a recently amended bill. Senate President Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, on Tuesday added the appropriation language … Read more

Kia EV9 Teased, AC Schnitzer’s BMW i4, And California To Bans ICE Sales In 2035: Your Morning Brief

– Advertisement – Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… California Poised To Vote On 2035 ICE Ban The state of California is on the verge of banning the sale of ICE cars by 2035. If the motion is passed, all vehicles sold after 2035 … Read more

Pinterest Faces Investigation by California Civil Rights Agency

Pinterest Faces Investigation by California Civil Rights Agency

– Advertisement – Pinterest Inc. is facing an investigation by the California Civil Rights Department, the company confirmed, after a number of employees brought forward discrimination claims in recent years. Pinterest Inc. is facing an investigation by the California Civil Rights Department, the company confirmed, after a number of employees brought forward discrimination claims in … Read more

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