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COVID-19 Updates
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...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCIRB Issues Preliminary Costs For WC Executive Order »
As we discussed in last weeks webinar on the Governor's Executive Order on Workers' Compensation; the WCIRB (Workers' Comp...

Legislative Issues
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Senate Passes PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 »
President Trump will likely sign the bill today. The Senate debated about the bill, but finally agreed to approve the vers...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Court Issues Bad CD Ruling »
A Federal District Court recently decided that Bosa Development and its subcontractors owed multiple deductibles under a W...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updates On The PPP Loans »
The U.S. Treasury has posted updated Interim Rules on their loan forgiveness and review procedures. They explain more abou...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Subcontractor Wins In Important Payment Related Court Ruling »
The California Court of Appeals made a ruling in Crosno v. Travelers to limit the amount of time a General Contractor can...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
$8 Million Wage Theft/Penalty Assessment Issued By The CA Labor Commissioner Against Drywall Subcont »
$8 Million Wage Theft/Penalty Assessment Issued By The CA Labor Commissioner Against Drywall Subcontractor JPI Constr...

Regulatory/CAL OSHA Issues
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
California and Federal OSHA Issue More Guidance for Construction »
As we have alerted you, Cal/OSHA has issued guidance for construction work in California. Cal/OSHA enforces most all jobsi...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Contractor Owes $3.3 Million in Fed/OSHA fines! »
Florida Contractor Owes $3.3 Million in Fed/OSHA fines! Travis Slaughter received $2.2 Mill...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Cal/OSHA Appeals Board Stakeholder Meeting was held in Vacaville on February 26, 2020! »
The Cal/OSHA Appeals Board Stakeholder Meeting was held in Vacaville on February 26, 2020!  ...
Thursday, February 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA is Making Changes To Employee Access To The Employers Injury and Illness Prevention Program »
  Cal/OSHA is Making Changes To Employee Access To The Employers Injury and Illness Preventio...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Issues Summary of Injury Statistics for 2018! »
  Cal/OSHA Issues Summary of Injury Statistics for 2018!  ...

Workers Compensation
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!...
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...

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
Friday, June 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Attestation of Large Spark Ignition Engines By June 30, 2020 »
CALPASC members are reminded about the deadline of June 30, 2020; to file their attestation on registration of Large Spark...
Monday, April 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder Of Using New I-9 Forms As Of May 1, 2020 »
This is a reminder that as of May 1, 2020; only the new I-9 Form with an edition date of 10/21/2019 may be used. You...
Monday, April 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Complete Valley Fever Training By May 1, 2020 »
AB 203 from 2019 was a compromise bill requiring employers to train employees who work in areas with higher risk of exposu...
Monday, March 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two California Builders Win Top National Awards Given by Quality Built! »
Two California Builders Win Top National Awards Given by Quality Built! TWoodside Homes and Taylor M...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Self-Retracting Lifeline Failure Results in Death of Steel Worker! »
Self-Retracting Lifeline Failure Results in Death of Steel Worker! A worker in Austin Texas die...

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