Compromise Reached in California Workers Comp Legislation

Bill Restricting Pro Athletes from Filing Workers Comp in California Reaches a Compromise The controversial California workers comp bill aimed at professional athletes has been updated in a compromise, according to state legislators. AB 1309 was proposed by Assemblyman Henry T. Perea in February as a way to help prevent exploitation and reduce problems in the California workers comp system. The workers comp system in the state currently allows professional athletes and other non-residential workers to apply for workers comp if they have … [Read more...]