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RECENT NEWS:

CPSA/PHTA’s End of Session Legislative Report Now Available

When the Legislature reconvened in January there were hopes the Governor and Legislature – bolstered by a vibrant economic picture and healthy budget reserves – were set to tackle some of California’s most challenging issues, i.e. affordable housing, the increasing...

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The Benefit of Joined Forces

One of CPSA’s primary goals over the last few years has been to create a CPSA membership and community that focuses on “what’s in it for you.”  We wanted to add such benefits as discounted educational courses, members-only webinars, and valuable session content at...

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Work Comp Presumption Compromise?

On top of everything else, it looks like some California employers will get stuck footing the bill for COVID-19 related claims under a workers’ compensation presumption bill working its way to the Governor in the final few days of the legislative session.  SB 1159 was...

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California To Add Remodeling Contractor License

In response to the growing number of residential remodeling and home improvement work in California, much of it as a result of wildfires over the last three years, SB 1189 would add a Residential Remodeling Contractor license to the Category B General Contractor...

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CPSA Opposing 3 Employment Bills

The California State Legislature is in the last few weeks of its COVID-19 shortened legislative session, and there are several concerning bills being considered in the name of the pandemic. Each of these bills amounts to another big financial hit on employers...

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California Publishes Handbook for Employers to Reopen Safely

On July 24, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state would be implementing additional worker safeguards to ensure safety while reopening the California economy. The enhanced safeguards focus on preventative measures and employer education, which are covered in...

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CPSA 2020 Summer Recess Report

LaborAB 1035 (Ramos) COVID-19 emergency: small businesses: immunity from civil liability. Summary: This bill would exempt a small business with 25 or fewer employees from liability for an injury or illness to a person due to coronavirus (COVID-19) based on a claim...

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