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September 16, 2020

California SB 1159 Expands Presumption of Workers’ Compensation Liability for COVID-19 Illness Claims

The California legislature has passed Senate Bill 1159, which creates a new framework for COVID-19-related workers’ compensation claims.

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July 6, 2020

Puerto Rico State Insurance Corporation Issues 2020-2021 Risk Classification Manual with Important Modifications

On July 1, 2020, the Puerto Rico State Insurance Fund Corporation (“SIF”) announced the automatic extension of the deadline for employers to file the Payroll Statement for fiscal year 2020-2021, from July 20 to August 4, 2020.

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June 26, 2020

Virginia Begins Enforcement of New Workers’ Compensation Law on July 1, 2020

Beginning July 1, 2020, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission will begin enforcing a new law that will affect how Virginia employers and their workers’ compensation insurance carriers respond to initial benefit claims filed by an injured worker.

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June 22, 2020

Employers in Puerto Rico: Don’t forget to renew your Workers’ Compensation Insurance Policy

As always, employers must prepare to file paperwork to secure workers’ compensation coverage for the upcoming policy year. This year, however, employers should bear in mind that employees who are teleworking must be considered as a different risk.

WPI Report
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June 9, 2020

July is the New January – Employment and Labor Laws are Skipping Summer Vacation

Each year, Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute provides its “July is the New January” report on labor and employment laws that become effective in the middle of the year.

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June 4, 2020

Puerto Rico Enacts Law Designating COVID-19 as a Work-Related Condition for Workers’ Compensation Purposes

On June 1, 2020, Puerto Rico amended its Workers' Accident Compensation Act to extend workers’ compensation insurance coverage to certain employees who get infected with COVID-19 while performing their duties.

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May 11, 2020

California Creates a Rebuttable Presumption that Certain Workers Who Report COVID-19 Illness Are Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

On May 6, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-62-20, immediately creating a monumental change in how claims of industrially contracted COVID-19 suffered by the state’s “essential workforce” will be addressed.

Insight
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April 22, 2020

Minnesota Update: The Latest COVID-19 Developments Impacting Minnesota Employers

Over the last few weeks, Minnesota’s employment laws have continued to change in significant ways in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insight
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April 14, 2020

Canada: Cross Country Survey of Changes to Workers’ Compensation System in Response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a number of jurisdictions across Canada have made changes to their workers’ compensation legislation.

Insight
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March 10, 2020

UNITED KINGDOM: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Employer FAQs

The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are designed to address some of the more common questions that UK employers currently face.

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