May 6, 2014

Issue #37

Editor's Note

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Bill Seeking to Expand Death Benefits for Firefighters Goes to Governor for Third Time

Other Employee Benefit Bills Moving through Legislature Would Also Burden Financially Strained Cities

Will the third time be the charm or strike three for a bill that would dramatically increase local government workers’ compensation costs? AB 1035 by Speaker John Pérez extends the statute of limitations from 240 to 420 weeks for presumptive death benefit claims for cancer, tuberculosis or MRSA on behalf of a firefighter or peace officer. The bill went to Gov. Jerry Brown on May 1 and he has 12 days from that date to make his decision.

Employee Relations, Hot Bills, Legislation

Massage Regulation Webinar Available Free for League Members

Register by May 16

The League will offer a webinar on May 20 from 10 – 11 a.m. to update members on the latest message regulation legislation, AB 1147. Attendees will learn about what the legislation does, how it is different from existing law and how it may help your city.

Meetings and Events, Hot Bills, Legislation, Massage Regulation
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