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Construction Defect Litigation
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
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Members Are Reminded that the New Trump Administration is Bringing a Different... »
CALPASC Members Are Reminded that the New Trump Administration is Bringing a Different Perspective to Immigration Enforcem...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance »
The San Diego City Council recently approved an implementation ordinance that makes several changes to the Earned Sick Lea...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The WCIRB Files for a 2.6% Decrease in Advisory WC Rates for 2017 »
At its August 10 meeting in Oakland, the Committee discussed what decrease level should be suggested for rates effective J...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A New Workers' Compensation Package Is at the Legislature! »
Bruce Wick has attended several stakeholders meetings in the last month, aimed at finding a consensus set of regulatory ch...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Govt. Affairs Committee Engages In New 2016 Legislation »
Just short of 2,000 new bills have been filed in the California legislature in 2016. The CALPASC Govt. Affairs Committee r...

Regulatory/CAL OSHA Issues
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Revised PEL for Wood Dust »
The Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Revised PEL for Wood Dust   As discussed previously, the Board reje...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Silica Regulations »
As you know, the new Cal/OSHA regulation for Silica becomes effective June 23, 2017. Manufacturers have not yet provided t...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Holds Advisory Committee to --Develop a Regulation on Indoor Heat Illness »
Cal/OSHA Holds Advisory Committee to -- Develop a Regulation on Indoor Heat Illness   &...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Silica Regulations »
CALPASC has been facilitating the Construction Silica coalition, which wants to make changes to the new Silica regulations...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Workplace Violence Advisory Committee: January 12 and February 2, 2017 Updates »
Cal/OSHA convened its Workplace Violence Advisory Committee on January 12, 2017, in Oakland. CALPASC Director of Risk Mana...

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
Friday, October 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Issued His Ruling on the Regulatory Filing Part of the WC System »
On October 14, 2016, Commissioner Jones affirmed the expected loss rates used for the new Variable Split Experience Modifi...
Friday, October 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bruce Wick Speaks at the California Workers' Compensation & Risk Conference in Dana Point »
CALPASC Director of Risk Management Bruce Wick was a panelist at the annual conference, held October 5-7, 2016. The panel...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Information Regarding Workers' Compensation »
The WCIRB has links to help employers understand how to prepare for audits, and what to do when the WCIRB does a test audi...
Thursday, July 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCIRB Issues Regulatory Filing for January 1, 2017, Including New Revisions to Ex-Mod »
CALPASC Director of Risk Management Bruce Wick has been working for 6 years to reform the Experience Modification System i...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Costs to Insurers of Providing Workers' Compensation Continue to Decline »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones adopted and issued a revised advisory pure premium rate, lowering t...

Other News
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Long Will California's Commercial Construction Boom Last? »
Courtesy of the UCLA Newsroom--July 22, 2016   California's commercial real estate boom is continuin...

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