December 2008

State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) has filed for an 8.9% workers’ compensation rate increase. The rate filing discounts the advice of the actuaries at the California Department of Insurance and at the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau, which recommended increases of 9.4% and 16% respectively. The rate increase is almost

This rule is effective Jan. 30, 2009. State compliance is required by Jan. 30, 2012. All CDL holders must comply with the requirement to submit to the State Driver Licensing Agency (SDLA) in the case of California that would be the Dept. of Motor Vehicles or (DMV) their self-certification on

SACRAMENTO – California’s unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in October, and nonfarm payroll jobs declined by 26,400 during the month, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two separate surveys. The U.S. unemployment rate also increased in October to 6.5 percent. In September, the