California Workers Comp Bill Updates Pass Assembly Vote

Bill Denying Workers Comp to Out-of-State Pro Athletes Passes Assembly A bill that changes California’s workers comp rules for out-of-state professional athletes passed a state assembly vote. It now passes to the Senate. The bill – AB1309, proposed by Assemblyman Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) – changes the rules for professional athletes to file for workers comp in the state of California. The current “loop-hole” in California workers comp law allows retired professional athletes to file in the state – regardless of where they reside or which … [Read more...]