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Is stress leave covered by workers compensation?

Is stress leave covered by workers compensation?

Stress refers to physical tension or emotional feelings resulting from any event or thought that makes you nervous or frustrated. In other words, stress is your body’s reaction to something or an action. Regardless of how well you balance work and your own life....

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How Does Workmen’s Compensation Work in California

How Does Workmen’s Compensation Work in California

Many Californians are injured at work on a daily basis, but do not understand how does workmen's compensation works in California. Most employees just want to work and support their families. But many jobs are either dangerous or because of the repetitive nature of...

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Are interns covered under workers compensation?

Are interns covered under workers compensation?

Most employers do not realize that in the past couple of years the Federal and California rules have changed regarding the use of unpaid interns.  What this means to the intern is that if your employer has followed the rules then your internship would be unpaid and...

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Are Workers Compensation Benefits Taxable in California

Are Workers Compensation Benefits Taxable in California

Have you been wondering, are workers compensation benefits taxable in California? If so, then this article will explain that in most cases these benefits are not taxable, but there are some exceptions as described below. Obligation of employers and what it covers It...

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Who Pays Workers Compensation In California?

Who Pays Workers Compensation In California?

Every institution, individual or company in California that employs workers must have workers' compensation insurance or be self insured. It is for the protection of the employer and employee in the case an employee is injured in the line of duty. If you are injured...

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New Traffic Laws for 2021

New Traffic Laws for 2021

The following changes to public safety and driving laws for California residents and drivers that you should know about: Effective January 1, 2021:               Assembly Bill 2717, which goes into...

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Covid-19 Workers’ Compensation claims just got easier

Covid-19 Workers’ Compensation claims just got easier

On May 6, 2020 Governor Newsom signed an executive order that provides immediate relief to all essential workers who have been or will be diagnosed with COVID-19 during the covered period. The order enacts a rebuttable presumption that presumes a worker filing a...

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