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Bills Impacting Cheerleaders, MPNs and Formulary Take Effect Jan. 1

Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 2102 | 3 | 11 min read

Cheerleaders for California-based professional sports teams will get workers' compensation coverage. The Division of Workers' Compensation will get busy putting together a drug formulary. Undocumented immigrants will be eligible for benefits from the Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund and Uninsured Employers Fund. Those are three of several new laws impacting the California workers' compensation industry that take effect on Jan. 1. While 2015 did not bring any major reforms to the California system, state lawmakers did plenty of tinkering with the system, and Gov. Jerry...

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Herbert Alschuler Nov 3, 2016 07:58 AM

The bill regarding Brest cancer was vetoed out but cheerleaders are in ? Sounds like gender bias classes are needed.

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James Witkop Nov 3, 2016 07:58 AM

I have never seen a male cheerleader on the NFL sidelines. Both bills are for the benefit of women. One got approved and one didn't. How is that gender bias?

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Leonardo Krog Nov 3, 2016 07:58 AM

Gender issues? Most, if not all, pro cheerleaders are women. A significant and substantial number of breast cancer victims are women. Where is the gender bias?

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