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  • New Study Disputes Cost-Shifting Between Workers' Comp & SSDI
    New Study Disputes Cost-Shifting Between Workers' Comp & SSDI

    A recent study from the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. challenges the idea that the costs for caring for injured workers has shifted to Social Security Disability Insurance . The ...

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  • FAQ | California Workers' Compensation Claims
    FAQ | California Workers' Compensation Claims

    What Kinds of Injuries Are Covered by Workers’ Comp in California? Generally speaking, workers’ compensation is available for people with any kind of work-related injury. If denied, workers’ ...

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  • Former FBI Director McCabe to Sue Trump Administration for Firing
    Former FBI Director McCabe to Sue Trump Administration for Firing

    The White House is once again in the midst of a controversy after former FBI Director Andrew McCabe announced with his lawyer that he planned to sue the Trump Administration. According to initial ...

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  • New CA Laws Protect Employees' Criminal Record, Immigration Info, Parental Rights, and More
    New CA Laws Protect Employees' Criminal Record, Immigration Info, Parental Rights, and More

    As of January 1, 2018, California employers received a new set of important legal restrictions and regulations, including: Employers may no longer ask applicants about their salary history. When you ...

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  • California Courts Deny Property Mgmt. Co.'s Appeal & Rule In Favor of the Worker
    California Courts Deny Property Mgmt. Co.'s Appeal & Rule In Favor of the Worker

    In October of 2017, a California state appeals panel reprimanded a property management company and its attorneys for an “orchestrated” delay of the trial. The panel ordered the company to cover the ...

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  • CA Appellate Court Rules Firing Worker with Disabled Relative is Discrimination
    CA Appellate Court Rules Firing Worker with Disabled Relative is Discrimination

    Trucker Luis Castro-Ramirez was hired by Dependable Highway Express, Inc. (DHE) in 2010 and made it clear he needed to help his son with dialysis treatments. In order to take care of his debilitated ...

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