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Workers' Compensation Law Update in California

Stay up-to-date on recent changes to the workers' compensation law in California. The workers' compensation system in California has always been complex and confounding for employers and employees alike. Employers in particular struggle with understanding the way the system interacts with other laws including but not limited to leaves of absence, rights of privacy, disability and other forms of employment discrimination and workplace safety. Most confounding perhaps is the fact that workers' compensation laws are perpetually changing creating even more confusion. This topic will provide an update on the recent changes to the workers' compensation laws as well as help you understand the basic principles of workers' compensation and help you formulate strategies for dealing with industrially injured employees.


Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

Overview

  • Recent Changes in California Workers' Compensation Laws
  • Recent Trends in Workers' Compensation in California
  • What the Future Holds

California Workers' Compensation Update

  • Workers' Compensation Indemnity Benefits Update
  • Medical Management Issues
  • Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Procedural Changes

Strategies for Handling Workers' Compensation Claims for Employers

  • Point of Injury Strategies
  • Managing Leaves of Absence
  • Return to Work or Termination Issues
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This course was last revised on August 25, 2017.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5 including California 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

  • Those applying for AIA and HRCI must view 100% of the program and answer the questions following the program.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Ronald A. Peters, Esq.

Ronald A. Peters, Esq.

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Shareholder in the law firm of Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Extensive experience handling all labor and employment related disputes
  • Lectures extensively on labor and employment related issues
  • Published numerous articles on various labor and employment related topics
  • Former associate general counsel in the Safety Health and Claims Department of Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • J.D. degree, Santa Clara University School of Law; B.A. degree, with honors, University of Oregon
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Product ID: 400806
Published 2017
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