IL - Governor Signs Bill Extending COVID-19 Presumption
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill extending through the end of June a presumption that COVID-19 is compensable for first responders and other frontline workers.
Pritzker on Friday enacted House Bill 2476, by Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Belleville, which takes effect immediately and resurrects a COVID-19 presumption that expired at the end of 2020....
CA - Bill Would Prohibit Using Positive THC Test in Employment Decisions
California employers would be prohibited from making certain employment decisions based on the fact that a person tested positive for the psychoactive component in cannabis.
Assembly Bill 1256, by Assemblyman Bill Quirk, D-Hayward, would prohibit an employer from discriminating against a person “in hiring, termination or any term or con...
VA - Lawmakers Extend Cancer, Respiratory Presumption to EMTs — if Locals Agree
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The Virginia General Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would extend a respiratory, heart disease and cancer presumption to emergency medical service workers, starting in July.
The Senate voted 39-0 to agree with changes the House of Delegates made to Senate Bill 1275, by Sen. David Marsden, D-Burke.
When the Senate first passed the bill i...