Poizner Rejects Calls for Workers’ Comp Rate Hike
On Wednesday, Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner (R) rejected the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau's recommendation to increase premiums by 24% for new policies or those renewed after July 1. Poizner's stance is advisory; he cannot regulate workers' compensation insurance premiums.
- "Poizner Rejects Workers' Compensation Increase" (Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 7/8).
- "Insurance Commissioner Rejects Any Workers' Comp 'Pure Premiums' Rate Increase" (Rauber, San Francisco Business Times, 7/8).