Governor Newsom Signs Senate Bill 1159 and Assembly Bill 685

Categories: Workers' Compensation

On September 17, 2020, Governor Newsom signed two pieces of legislation related to workers and workers’ compensation; Senate Bill 1159 (Hill), which creates new workers’ compensation presumptions for COVID-19 infections, and Assembly Bill 685 (Reyes), which requires employers to report outbreaks of COVID-19 to local health officials.

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