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Expanding Workers’ Compensation Benefits to Employees that Test Positive for COVID-19: New California Law, Senate Bill 1159

Federal Bar Association Webinar

2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Eastern
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific

Sheppard Mullin Participant: 
Kristi L. Thomas

In this webinar, we will discuss the new California law, Senate Bill 1159, that establishes presumptions regarding workers’ compensation benefits for employees who contract COVID-19, and its impact on employers.

Key topics to be discussed:

• The presumption that applied to employees between March 19, 2020-July 5, 2020.
• The presumption that applies to certain frontline workers between July 6, 2020-January 1, 2023.
• The presumption that applies to other, non-frontline workers between July 6, 2020-January 1, 2023.
• Practice pointers for employers, attorneys, and in-house counsel.

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