Employers Oppose Proposed Workers’ Comp Rate Increase
California employers oppose a proposed 24.4% workers' compensation insurance rate increase, arguing that businesses already face increases in the state's sales and income tax rates. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) has publicly asked Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner (R) to reject Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau's proposed rate increase.
- "Soaring Medical Insurance Costs Are a Sore Spot for Employers" (Lifsher, Los Angeles Times, 4/6).