Oct 23, 2020
On September 17, 2020, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 685 into law, establishing new notice and reporting requirements for employers after becoming aware of a COVID-19 exposure in the workplace.
Sep 22, 2020
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.
Aug 26, 2020
There have been no disruptions to our operations in California due to the 2020 wildfires.
Aug 24, 2020
Gallagher Bassett is not experiencing or expecting any service disruptions due to Hurricane Laura.
Jul 27, 2020
Gallagher Bassett's state-by-state interactive map helps you navigate the changing legal landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 6, 2020
Gallagher Bassett's dedicated, digital Resource Center contains a wide array of resources related to COVID-19.
May 20, 2020
In this advisory, we take a closer look at some of the prevailing changes to telemedicine access and reimbursement rules taking effect across the country.
May 14, 2020
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order enacting sweeping changes to the state’s workers’ compensation system. The order creates a rebuttable presumption that if an employee is diagnosed with COVID-19 while working outside the home that the employee contracted COVID-19 on the job and is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
Apr 29, 2020
The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) intends to alter the way businesses that have suspended operations due to COVID-19 (but continue to pay employees at home) report payroll. More information on the reporting guidance is here.
Apr 5, 2020
President Trump signed the CARES Act into law. This new legislation is aimed at providing $2.2 trillion of relief for individuals and businesses that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus.