What’s New at State Fund Today
During these unprecedented times, important changes to workers’ comp can happen at any time. State Fund is here to help keep you and your clients apprised of current events.
In this issue of State Fund Today, you’ll find an overview of important legislation that affects payroll reporting and COVID claims.
You’ll also learn about State Fund’s plans to reach out to non-paying customers as we resume policy cancellations.
Our new claims portal makes it easier to access claims information around the clock. Read about these topics and more in the latest issue of State Fund Today.
Senate Bill 1159 created new reporting requirements for employers regarding their employees who test positive for COVID-19, and became effective immediately upon signing by the Governor on September 17, 2020. Under SB 1159, California employers with five (5) or more … Read more
On September 4, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 2257 which repealed Labor Code section 2750.3, the main part of prior AB 5, and created new Labor Code sections 2775-85. The new labor codes expanded the list of conditional exemptions established … Read more
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on businesses throughout California, we placed a moratorium on all policy cancellations beginning in March. The purpose of the moratorium was to allow our policyholders to maintain coverage while they focused … Read more
We are continually looking for opportunities to make it easier for you and your clients to do business with us. In addition to the improvements we’re making to our policy administration system and commission structure, you and your clients can … Read more
As we continue to navigate through these uncertain times, we are happy to be able to assist our policyholders in any way we can. On August 27, our Board of Directors declared a $75 million dividend for qualifying policyholders with … Read more
We hope that you will be able to join us at this year’s InsurPATH Virtual Conference running November 4th to 6th. This year’s conference features lots of great speakers and several CE classes. State Fund will be in attendance and … Read more
We recently added a Cal/OSHA Regulatory Update webinar to our Employer Education Series. You and your clients are invited to learn about employer responsibilities and Cal/OSHA requirements for protecting employees from different hazards during this free webinar. You’ll learn: The … Read more
United Valley named State Fund’s Senior Marketing Representative, Diana Rangel, Workers’ Comp Marketing Representative of the Year. The win was announced during United Valley’s 2020 Award of Excellence virtual ceremony on October 27, 2020. Diana has been working with United … Read more