Tag: worker’s compensation

Workers’ Comp: Pay for Follow-Up Doctor’s Appointments
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

Workers’ Comp: Pay for Follow-Up Doctor Appointments Not Required

My employee sustained an injury on the job a few months ago. He is claiming that we have to pay for his doctor and therapy…

California’s 2024 Temporary Total Disability (TTD)
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

California’s 2024 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates Unchanged

Unlike other 2024 rate changes — like the California minimum wage (including computer professionals and licensed physicians) and Social Security and California State Disability Insurance…

Medical Certification Important for Workers’ Comp Claim Absences
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

Medical Certification Important for Workers’ Comp Claim Absences

We have an employee with an active workers’ compensation claim. We agreed with the employee that he would work a normal 40-hour-per-week schedule with exceptions…

Terminating Employee on Workers’ Comp Involves Delicate Decisions
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

Terminating Employee on Workers’ Comp Involves Delicate Decisions

We are a smaller employer with only 16 employees, and we have an employee who has been on workers’ compensation for more than eight months….

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Posted in General

CalChamber Releases 2023 Job Killer List

Last week, the California Chamber of Commerce released its 2023 job killer list which, to date, includes 13 bills dealing with labor and employment issues,…

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Posted in Workers' Compensation

Workers’ Comp: Ways to Protect Employee’s Health Benefits

We have an employee who has been on workers’ compensation leave for a few months. How long do we have to continue to pay for…

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Posted in Workers' Compensation

2023 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates Announced

When an employee gets injured on the job, workers’ compensation — a no-fault insurance system that employers are required to have — kicks in. Once…

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Posted in Compensation Workers' Compensation Workplace Policies

Company BBQ: Factors to Consider Before Sending Invites to Employees

We are having an offsite company barbecue this summer. What should I consider before hosting this event? Employer-sponsored social events are a great way to…

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Posted in General

5 Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Pass to Second House

Five California Chamber of Commerce employment-related job killer proposals have moved on to the second house, passing a key legislative deadline on May 27 that…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Releases 2022 Job Killer List

Over the course of the last two weeks, the California Chamber of Commerce released and has been building its 2022 job killer list. After its…