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COVID-19 and Increased Workers' Comp Liability for Employers

Posted by: Kim Gusman, President & CEO on Thursday, May 28, 2020

Earlier this month, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that presumes an employee who works onsite and then tests positive with COVID-19 was most likely infected at work and is entitled to workers' compensation benefits. This is a very surprising and concerning executive order.

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