COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Claims Grow, While Overall Claims Plummet

Posted on: October 28th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

While the number of COVID-19 workers’ compensation cases filed in California continues to grow, total workplace injury and illness claims in the state have fallen nearly 20% so far in 2020 compared to 2019. Through September, the state had recorded 47,412 COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims, accounting for 11.1% of all claims reported since the start […]

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Injury and Illness Prevention Plans Save You Money, Period!

Posted on: October 20th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Employees are your most valuable asset, but many businesses overlook the importance of having a workplace safety program in place to protect them. Loss control is about employers caring for their workers’ safety. Successful loss control programs are means of reducing injuries and the severity of a potential accident. If you want to reduce the […]

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New Workers’ Compensation Rate Filing Expands COVID-19 Surcharge Tiers

Posted on: October 14th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The California Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau has amended its 2021 rate filing to make its earlier recommended COVID-19 surcharge more equitable. The Rating Bureau is leaving unchanged its overall recommendation that benchmark rates be increased an average of 2.6% for policies incepting on or after Jan. 1, 2021. But it modified an earlier recommendation that […]

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Mandatory Employer Sign-ups for CalSavers Have Begun

Posted on: October 7th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

If your company does not offer its staff a 401(k) plan, you need to be aware of deadlines for registering your employees in the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program. The program is designed to help California workers who do not have access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan start socking away money for their retirement. Employers with […]

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