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Young: Good Things in Small Packages 11/04/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 630 | 0
Sometimes legislation sort of flies under the radar. Stakeholders keep their eye on the  bills that have major consequence, and the small bills don’t get attention ...Read More
 
 

Young: Federalizing Comp: Reality or Pipe Dream? 10/28/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 411 | 0
Even though the Obama administration is on the last lap, it has now waded into the debate about whether workers’ comp systems are failing employees and employers. ...Read More
 
 

Young: Intended Effect 10/17/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 326 | 0
What politician doesn’t want to preside over either an expanding economy or decreasing operational costs for business? ...Read More
 
 

Young: Home Health Care Regs Update 09/26/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 202 | 0
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation is on the last lap toward promulgation of home health care regulations. It’s been a multi-year odyssey. ...Read More
 
 

Young: More on the Uber Litigation 09/15/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 226 | 0
I’ve been covering the ongoing Uber litigation in California because there has been intense interest in how the judicial system is going to deal with the issue of whether gig workers are independent contractors or employees. ...Read More
 
 

Young: Been Here Before 09/01/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 298 | 0
Assembly Bill 2086 is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. But we’ve been here before. Last year it was AB 1542. ...Read More
 
 

Young: Making Tweaks 08/25/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 343 | 0 | Popular with Legal
In football it’s often relatively easy to gain big yardage in midfield plays. But as you get closer to the goal line, resistance often stiffens. ...Read More
 
 

Young: A Better Report Card 08/12/2016
State: CA | Segment: Top | 406 | 0
According to a recently released U.S. Department of Labor report, Cal/OSHA is making progress in satisfying federal standards in a number of areas. ...Read More
 
 

Young: More on the Uber Class Action 08/05/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 361 | 0 | Popular with Legal
One of the more interesting issues on the horizon that has implications for workers’ comp is the question of whether “gig economy” workers will have rights as employees. In various posts I’ve been commenting on the Lyft and Uber class actions, since those seem to be t...Read More
 
 

Young: Proving 100% 07/28/2016
State: NA | Segment: Top | 406 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Is a vocational expert necessary to prove that a worker is 100% disabled, or can medical expert evidence establish a total permanent disability? ...Read More
 
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