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COVID-19 Updates
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Newsom Issues Statewide Face Covering Order »
Today, the Governor issued an Executive Order mandating facecoverings with few exceptions. Those mandates for the work...
Friday, June 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updates on PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 »
President Trump signed H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 today!   We are t...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAL / OSHA Issues Guidance on Reporting and Recording COVID-19 Illnesses »
Cal/OSHA just issued guidance for employers regarding COVID-19 illnesses. There are a series of questions and...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CA Division of WC Issues FAQ For The Executive Order on WC »
The Division of Workers' Compensation has provided a new FAQ site regarding questions involving Governor Newsom's Executiv...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCIRB Posts Presentation of WC Executive Order Costs »
The WCIRB has posted its presentation on the preliminary cost estimate in response to Governor Newsom's Executive Order on...

Legislative Issues
5 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Treasury and SBA Issues PPP Loan Procedures if Forgiveness Denied »
On August 11, 2020; the interim rules were issued for how a borrower can appeal a denial of forgiveness by the SBA(Small B...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Treasury Issues FAQ On PPP Loan Forgiveness »
The U.S. Treasury and SBA published a Q & A today, August 4, on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness: You can&...
Monday, July 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appellate Court Gives Victory to Subcontractors Against Travelers Insurance »
On July 23, 2020, Division Two of the First Appellate District of California issued its ruling in Carter et al v. Pulte Ho...
Monday, July 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Newsom Issues an Employer Playbook »
This playbook starts with information on reopening workplaces. It also has some updated information regarding employer res...
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kring & Chung Provide An Overview of Appellate Ruling in Oliver v. Konica Minolta! »
Kring & Chung Provide An Overview of Appellate Ruling in Oliver v. Konica Minolta!   The overvie...

Regulatory/CAL OSHA Issues
Wednesday, August 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Ruling By Federal Administrative Law Judge On The Use of The NWS Heat Index Chart When OSH »
Important Ruling By Federal Administrative Law Judge On The Use of The NWS Heat Index Chart When OSHA Issues Citations...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAL / OSHA Appeals Board Conducts First Hearing by Zoom »
On July 28, 2020; the Appeals Board held an appeal hearing, where defense attorney Kevin Bland of Ogletree Deakins represe...
Monday, August 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Confusion Over How To Record COVID-19 Claims On The Cal/ Osha 300 Log »
Cal/OSHA has posted information that appears to be in conflict with Federal OSHA definitions of recording these claims. Ca...
Friday, July 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CalSavers Board Releases Enforcement Plan »
The CalSavers Board also released their enforcement plan, at their last Board meeting on July 27, 2020. Per AB 102, which...
Thursday, July 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAL OSHA Issues Revised Construction Guidance Document »
The revised guidance, dated July 20, 2020, makes two changes. CALPASC members should ensure they have reviewed this inform...

Workers Compensation
Thursday, July 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCIRB Issues Its State Of The System Report on Workers' Compensation! »
WCIRB Issues Its State Of The System Report on Workers' Compensation!...
Monday, July 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updated Information On Workers' Compensation »
Governor Newsom did not extend or renew his Executive Order on Workers' Compensation. That is good news. CALPASC members a...
Saturday, July 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau Posted Videos! »
The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau Posted Videos!   The Workers' Compensation Insuran...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Classification and Rating Committee Meeting of The WCIRB(Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bure »
Classification and Rating Committee Meeting of The WCIRB(Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau) was held in Oaklan...
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bruce Wick Testifies at Public Hearing on the Workers' Compensation Advisory Rates for 2020! »
  Bruce Wick Testifies at Public Hearing on the Workers' Compensation Advisory Rates for 2020!...

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. , ...

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...

Other News
Thursday, July 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Information Regarding the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program »
CALPASC members are reminded that the deadline to register, for those who have 100 or more employees, is September 30, 202...
Monday, July 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Members Are Reminded That CARB Requires Annual Opacity Testing! »
CALPASC Members Are Reminded That CARB Requires Annual Opacity Testing!...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recently Completed A Study! »
The National  Institute  for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recently Completed A Study!...
Sunday, July 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The California Manufacturers & Technology Association Announces New Website! »
The California Manufacturers & Technology Association Announces New Website!   Our friends at the Cali...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overview of The New PPP Loan Forgiveness Information »
CALPASC appreciates the overview below from Kyle Kring and Kerri Polizzi of Kring & Chung. They provide an overview of...

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