On Sept. 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) signed SB 1159, a bill that sets the ground rules for workers’ compensation presumptions concerning employees who contract COVID-19 in the workplace. The legislation takes effect immediately and remains in effect through Dec. 31, 2022.
We are pleased to announce the official launch of the GB Transportation Major Case Unit (MCU). The MCU is a claims handling center of excellence within the GB Transportation integrated practice group. The unit was established to focus solely on the clients’ most severe, complex and high exposure claims.
This week’s edition of The Way examines 2020 climate events and the impact on funding for FEMA. The Way also takes a deep dive into workers’ compensation and liability at the state level and COVID-19. Also covered? Updates around the country on workers’ compensation, from Kansas to Indiana and an update on contractor status under the FLSA.
This edition of the GB Journal kicks off 2021 with a look ahead for the year and trends in risk management to keep an eye on. Also covered? A rise in workplace fatalities in 2020 and long-term planning in the wake of COVID-19.
This week's edition of The Way looks at risk and insurance news out of Florida, a 2020 election update, and a trade deal in Brexit negotiations. Plus, news from the NHTSA, Maine and workers' compensation, and business grants in Pennsylvania.