Los Angeles Business Journal

Brown Signs Workers' Comp Bill

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

A major overhaul of California's $17-billion workers' compensation insurance program has been signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, the Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee report. The package would boost payments to permanently disabled victims of on-the-job accidents by about $740 million a year and hand employers a major break on workers' compensation insurance premiums.