TITLE

State Legislature Facing Workers' Comp Deadline

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Mandy
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
San Diego Business Journal;3/29/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of the California state legislature to pass a workers' compensation reform legislation before March 31, 2004. Background on the problems affecting the workers' compensation market in the state; Provisions of the proposed legislation; Options being considered by insurance companies and businesses in the state should the legislature failed to come up with a legislation.
ACCESSION #
12737631

 

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