California Reminds Employers That Valid Workers' Compensation Insurance is Required

In a recent release, the California Labor Commissioner's Office reminded employers they must maintain valid workers' compensation insurance coverage for all workers, including part-time employees.

“If the Labor Commissioner's Office finds an employer does not have valid coverage for its workers, it can cite the employer $1,500 per employee not covered by valid workers' compensation insurance, and issue a stop order prohibiting work until valid insurance is acquired. The employer may be required to pay employees' lost wages during the work stoppage. Violation of the stop order could result in additional penalties up to $10,000 and misdemeanor charges.”

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For more information about the California Labor Commissioner’s Office requirements, visit their website: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/.