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UPDATE! California’s Governor Newsom Signs New Legislation Affecting Public Safety Employees

October 6, 2022 In an expected move given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, on September 29, 2022, Governor Newsom signed into law two workers’ compensation bills, AB 1751 and SB 1127, but vetoed another bill, SB 284. The signing of AB 1751 extends the currently existing presumption of injury for certain types of public safety employees and  when an “outbreak” of COVID-19 occurs at the place of employment.  These presumptions now expire January 1, 2024 instead of January 1, 2023.  AB […]