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Construction Defect Litigation
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Important Reminder for CALPASC Members Regarding Construction Defect Litigation »
  Important Reminder for CALPASC Members Regarding Claimants who Pursue Monetary Damages Through Construction...
Thursday, June 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Impacts 2017 West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Conference »
The 24th Conference was held in Anaheim on May 18 and 19, 2017.   CALPASC Director of Risk Management Bruc...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Issues Amicus Brief in McMillin Albany v. Superior Court Providing Subcontractor Perspective »
This important case before the California Supreme Court will decide whether to allow plaintiffs in construction defect hav...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Issues Letter Requesting The California Supreme Court To Review Decision »
We recently advised our members of this adverse case for subcontractors. The ruling stretches further into an area of subj...
Thursday, October 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC And Construction Industry Groups Salute Agency Cooperation For Yielding Fast Results »
CALPASC And Construction Industry Groups Salute Agency Cooperation For Yielding Fast Results SACRAMENTO, Calif. , ...

Legislative Issues
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Appellate Case Regarding Discrimination Claims Against Employees! »
In Galvan v. Dameron Hospital Asso., the Third Appellate District provides clarity for employers on how broad national ori...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finally, a Positive Appellate Court Ruling on PAGA (Private Attorneys General Act)! »
  As you know, most decisions have made PAGA more onerous; but the 1st Appellate District r...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Here are Some of the Key Bills CALPASC is Opposing: »
Here are Some of the Key Bills CALPASC is Opposing:   AB 9-Reyes-D, Friedman-D, Wald...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Here are Some of the Key Bills CALPASC is Supporting »
Here are Some of the Key Bills CALPASC is Supporting   AB 23-Burke-D. Gut and amen...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Members Once Again Represent the Industry at Specialty Contractors United 2019 »
CALPASC Members Once Again Represent the Industry at Specialty Contractors United 2019  ...

Regulatory/CAL OSHA Issues
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Cites Two Employers $305,685 Combined when a Temp Worker Lost Two Fingers Cleaning Machiner »
  The employers were cited for lack of training in Lockout Tagout(LOTO) procedur...
Thursday, June 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC is Pushing Hard Against More Cal/OSHA Regulations! »
  Wildfire Smoke Regulations The Cal/OSHA Standards Board is pursuing an emergency regulation. ...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State and Local Agencies Have Been Developing Significant Enforcement Actions! »
    State and Local Agencies Have Been Developing Significant Enforcement Actions!...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Update on Requirement to File 300A OSHA Logs with Federal OSHA »
Update on Requirement to File 300A OSHA Logs with Federal OSHA   We alerted our CALPASC members in May of...
Friday, September 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Standards Board Executive Officer Marley Hard is Retiring »
  Cal/OSHA Standards Board Executive Officer Marley Hard is Retiring   This development is a s...

Unlicensed Contractors
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 11, 2017 Fraud Assessment Commission Meeting Update »
    The good work of the Commission continues. Insured employers pay part of their Workers' Compens...
Friday, December 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Updates Construction Pocket Safety Guide to Promote Safety and Compliance in the Industry »
Cal/OSHA Updates Construction Pocket Safety Guide to Promote Safety and Compliance in the Industry Oakland —The...
Monday, October 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC in the News »
CALPASC Press Releases and Articles have appeared in many newspapers throughout California. Below are links to articles wh...
Friday, September 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
1 in 6 California construction jobs part of underground economy, study finds »
  California's construction industry is sinking underground. That's the conclusion of a new study from the Los Angel...
Friday, June 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC COMMENDS THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE’S LEAD ON STATEWIDE SWEEP FOR FRAUDULENT CON »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2014 Sacramento – The California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors (CALPAS...

Workers Compensation
Monday, August 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Cites a Plumbing Contractor and the Airline Supplier it was Working For $68,850 Combined! »
  When two workers were overcome by carbon monoxide gas; at San Francisco Internation...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Adviser Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Embezzling $995,118 from Workers' Compensation »
    Tom Fallon worked in the same office as the injured employee's applica...
Saturday, June 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCIRB Proposing Increases to Many Dual Wage Classifications for 2020! »
  WCIRB Proposing Increases to Many Dual Wage Classifications for 2020! The WCIRB is in pr...
Friday, April 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
​ WCIRB Insurers Outvote Public Members, Don't Propose Midyear WC Rate Filing Decrease! »
  WCIRB Insurers Outvote Public Members, Don't Propose Midyear WC Rate Filing Decrease! The WCIRB a...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Los Angeles District Attorney Prosecutes $150 Million Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Case »
Los Angeles District Attorney Prosecutes $150 Million Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Case   CALPA...

Other News
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Concrete Contractors and Suppliers Will Want to be Familiar with the Appellate Ruling in Huc »
  T his ruling advised that a height differential between two concrete panels of...
Monday, August 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Starting January 1, 2020, DMV Will Check with CARB to Ensure Vehicles are Compliant with the Truck a »
  CALPASC members will need to check ahead of time, to make sure vehicle license renewals won't be delayed. Yo...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CARB (California Air Resources Board) Updates »
  CARB (California Air Resources Board) Updates CALPASC members are reminded that CARB r...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on CalSavers Retirement Savings Program! »
  Update on CalSavers Retirement Savings Program!   This program is for p...
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Works Contractors: Renew Your Registration Online by End of This Month »
Public Works Contractors: Renew Your Registration Online by End of This Month...

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