Workers’ compensation can be an expensive, time-consuming, and expensive way to protect employees from injury or death.
That’s especially true when employers don’t have the expertise to provide workers with appropriate care and monitoring.
That’s why California employers are using a new law to give workers who have been injured or killed compensation under its Workers’ Compensation Act a boost by paying them in the form of a wage cut.
Under the new law, companies can now deduct a $2,000 wage cut from workers’ claims of unemployment compensation or disability benefits, even if they don’t provide a physical location to work.
Employers that provide workers such benefits under the old law would have to pay the $2