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Resources

Welcome to the Resources Section. Here you will find a plethora of original materials as referenced in the print edition.

All Categories  >  Legislation (54)
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H.R. 635: National Commission on State Workers’ Compensation Laws Act of 2009

Sen. Joe Baca (D-California) has introduced a bill to evaluate state workers’ comp systems. Find out what the bill requires.

New Compound Drug Bill

New legislation tries to control the proliferation of compound medications.

Vermont Single Payer Bill

Legislatorys in Vermont introduced H.202 to implement Gov. Shumlin's promise to create a single-payer health care system that could include workers' comp.

SB 810 Reintroduced To Create Single Payer System

Sen. Mark Leno is trying again to create a single-payer health care system in California that could ultimately include workers' comp.

Overview Of Workers' Comp Reform Provisions

This analysis outlines the main provisions that are included in the proposed workers' comp reform deal negotiated by big labor and big business. Click here for the details.

Proposed Text Of Workers' Comp Reform Bill

Here's the full text of the proposed legislative language for the workers' comp reform deal that big business and big labor negotiated. Click here for the full text.

Review Documents Potential Savings From Reforms

Proposals to cut key cost drivers from the workers' comp system are penciled out in this report by Bickmore Risk Services. Click here for the full report.

Proposed Reform Provisions By Subject

This outline by the California Coalition on Workers' Compensation breaks the workers' comp reform proposals down by subject. Click here for the full chart.

Workers' Comp Reform Proponents Amend SB 863
Formal text has been introduced to reform California's workers' comp system. Click here for the official proposal.
SB 863 Amended To Add $120M Return-To-Work Program

Last minute amendments were added to SB 863 in a bid to get the bill passed before the session ends. Click here to read the full text of the changes.

Federal PEO Certification Bill

A new federal bill would clarify the tax obligations of professional employer organizations and their employer clients. Click here to read the bill by Sens. Charles Grassely (R-IA) and Bill Nelson (D-FL).

IRS Proposes PEO Regulations

The Internal Revenue Service is proposing regulations that have tax implications for professional employer organizations (PEOs) and their employer clients. Click here to read the proposal and comment on the regulations.

Assembly Bill Would Extend Workers’ Comp Liability To Temp Workers

Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) is proposing to make employers who use temporary workers liable for workers’ compensation benefits if the labor contractor fails to have coverage. Click here for the amended bill.

Employers Liable For Labor Contractors

Organized labor won a pitched battle to make most employers liable for the wage, safety and workers' comp violations committed by their labor contractors. Click here to read the full text of the legislation.