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Employers’ SB 1159 Compliance Guide

Employers’ SB 1159 Compliance Guide

This article is designed to help employers and business owners understand the employer reporting obligations of SB 1159, the COVID-19 workers’ compensation presumption law. What happened?  Basically, the State of California has outsourced to employers much of the public health…

COVID-19 Presumption Expired: Now What?

COVID-19 Presumption Expired: Now What?

Sunday, July 5, 2020 was the last day of the COVID-19 presumption of workers’ compensation injury created by Executive Order N-62-20. The Order has not yet been extended. There is pending legislation on COVID-19, including SB1159, which would codify the…

P.T.S.D. Presumption Webinar

P.T.S.D. Presumption Webinar

SB 542 took effect on January 1, 2020, creating a strong presumption of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) injury for every Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff and Firefighter in California. RTGR Law will be presenting a live Webinar covering the new law…

Does AB 749 Prohibit C&R’s with Resignations?

Does AB 749 Prohibit C&R’s with Resignations?

Update: In a recent unpublished 4th District Court of Appeal case, Kennedy v. MUFG Union Bank, it was held that a voluntary resignation as part of a workers’ compensation settlement warranted summary judgement in favor of the employer, in a civil case alleging wrongful termination…

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