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California: Economists Wanted
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. Since Senate Bill 899 was passed, there has been a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the proper calculation and evaluation of the COLAs provided for under Labor Code Section 4659... Read More

California: Labor Code Section 4658d Not Applicable Where Employee Does Not Miss Time From Work
Posted on 29 Aug 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 1st Appellate District has resolved one of the continuing controversial issues surrounding Labor Code § 4658 d (the 15% adjustment to PD created in SB 899) in its published decision in City of Sebastopol v W.C.A.B. (Braga) and in doing so resolved... Read More

California: Apportionment, Conclusive Presumptions and Labor Code Section 4662 (Part 1 of 2)
Posted on 6 May 2013 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Attention Lexis Online Subscribers: Citations link to lexis.com. Bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. Editor’s Note: The following is Part One of a two-part article. Are there any circumstances under which apportionment will reduce a... Read More

California: Apportionment, Conclusive Presumptions and Labor Code Section 4662 (Part 2 of 2)
Posted on 13 May 2013 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Attention Lexis Online Subscribers: Citations link to lexis.com. Bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. Editor’s Note: The following is Part Two of a two-part article. Part One can be read here . Cases Where Apportionment Is Not Applicable... Read More

California: Economists Wanted
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. Since Senate Bill 899 was passed, there has been a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the proper calculation and evaluation of the COLAs provided for under Labor Code Section... Read More

California: Labor Code Section 4658d Not Applicable Where Employee Does Not Miss Time From Work
Posted on 29 Aug 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The 1st Appellate District has resolved one of the continuing controversial issues surrounding Labor Code § 4658 d (the 15% adjustment to PD created in SB 899) in its published decision in City of Sebastopol v W.C.A.B. (Braga) and in doing so resolved... Read More

Should California Switch to the AMA Guides Sixth Edition?
Posted on 12 Jul 2011 by Robert G. Rassp, Esq.

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. This is a no holds barred editorial commentary. It is not intended to be neutral but it is intended to be factual. We wrote this article to draw the line in the sand in California in the event there is any effort to impose... Read More