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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, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Members Should be Aware of Several Recent Appellate Court Rulings! »
  CALPASC Members Should be Aware of Several Recent Appellate Court Rulings!...
Saturday, October 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Ruling on Properly Filing Mechanic's Liens! »
  Important Ruling on Properly Filing Mechanic's Liens!  The Fo...
Sunday, September 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key Legislative Updates! »
  Key Legislative Updates!   CALPASC's contract lobbyist R...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finally, A Positive Court Ruling on PAGA! »
  Finally, A Positive Court Ruling on PAGA!   On September...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB 778 Extends the Deadline for Sexual Harassment Training of Non-Supervisory Employees! »
SB 778 Extends the Deadline for Sexual Harassment Training of Non-Supervisory Employees to January 1, 2021!...

Regulatory/CAL OSHA Issues
Monday, October 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bruce Wick defends employer's right in Cal/OSHA appeals! »
  Bruce Wick defends employer's right in Cal/OSHA appeals!...
Thursday, October 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAL/OSHA Names a New Chief! »
  CAL/OSHA Names a New Chief! Doug Parker of Oakland has been...
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!...

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, 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!...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WC Regulatory Filing Approved! »
  WC Regulatory Filing Approved!  On August 30, 2019, the Department of I...
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...

Other News
Wednesday, November 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insurance Commissioner Lara Approves a Maximum Decrease in WC Advisory Rates for 2020! »
  Insurance Commissioner Lara Approves a Maximum Decrease in WC Advisory Rates for 2...
Monday, November 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CARB(California Air Resources Board) Continues to Offer in Person and Online Training »
  CARB(California Air Resources Board) Continues to Offer in Person and Online Training...
Monday, November 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Director of Risk Management is Appointed to the EDD Small Business Employer Advisory Committ »
  CALPASC Director of Risk Management is Appointed to the EDD Small Business Employer Advisory Comm...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on the CLM Construction Conference held in San Diego on September 26 & 27, 2019 »
  Update on the CLM Construction Conference held in San Diego on September 26 & 27, 2019 ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on the CABIA Lawsuit Against the State on PAGA! »
  Update on the CABIA Lawsuit Against the State on PAGA!...

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