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ME: WC Reduces Assessments on Businesses
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Augusta, ME (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor John E. Baldacci and the Executive Director of Maine Workers’ Compensation Board, Paul R. Dionne, announced that the Workers’ Compensation Board recently approved the largest reduction in the assessment... Read More

OR: Budget Cuts Cause DCBS to Close June 18
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Portland, OR (CompNewsNetwork) - The current recession has reduced state revenues, and has forced the Legislature to make deep cuts. Coping with these cuts includes closing the Department of Consumer and Business Services and most other state agencies... Read More

CA: Court of Appeal Keeps Furloughs in Place While Matter Is Being Appealed
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The Sacramento Bee reports that the First District Court of Appeal issued a ruling on Wednesday to keep furloughs in place for special fund department workers while the matter is being appealed. Read the court docket Read More

CA: Supreme Court to Hear Furlough Case
Posted on 20 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Capitol Weekly reports that the California Supreme Court announced today that it would hear arguments in the lawsuit brought against the Schwarzenegger administration for forced-furloughs of State Compensation Insurance Fund workers... Read More

OR: DCBS Sends Closure Reminder
Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Portland, OR (CompNewsNetwork) - The current recession has reduced state revenues, and has forced the Legislature to make deep cuts. Coping with these cuts includes the Department of Consumer and Business Services and most other state agencies to close... Read More

CA: Supreme Court to Review Two More Furlough Cases
Posted on 10 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The Sacramento Bee reports that the State Supreme Court on Wednesday announced it would review two more state worker furlough lawsuits and will consolidate three furlough cases that it is currently reviewing: PECG / CAPS v. Schwarzenegger... Read More

CA: 1st DCA Hears State's Arguments on Furloughs of SCIF Employees
Posted on 31 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The San Francisco Chronicle reports that David Tyra, the lawyer representing Governor Schwarzenegger, defended the furloughs of 7,900 State Compensation Insurance Fund employees before the First District Court of Appeal in San Francisco... Read More

NY: Federal Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order on Governor's Furlough Plan
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK, NY - U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Kahn issued a temporary restraining order on Wednesday, blocking the Governor's plan for imposed furloughs on about 100,000 state workers. Source: wnyc.org Read More

CA: Court of Appeal Says Worker Furloughs Illegal
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The California Court of Appeal has ruled that the mandatory furlough days for State Fund employees represented by the SEIU were illegal and the workers are entitled to back pay. Read the case Source: California Court... Read More

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CA: Court of Appeal Allows Furloughs to Continue Temporarily
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, ruled Tuesday to temporarily delay three lower-court decisions to stop the forced furloughs of thousands of state employees who have been ordered to take three unpaid days off... Read More