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Amended Bill Would Tap Revolving Fund to Pay for Heat Injury Presumption

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 | 0

A one-time transfer of $5 million from the Workers’ Compensation Administration Revolving Fund would be used to establish an account to cover administrative costs associated with a proposed heat injury presumption for California farmworkers, under a recently amended bill. Sen. Dave Cortese, D-Campbell, on Thursday amended SB 1299 to add language that would presume compensability for all heat-related injuries where the employer failed to comply with heat illness prevention standards. The bill would also authorize taking $5 million from the revolving fund, an account financed through sur...

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