The California JPIA will be holding a special webinar to discuss the effects and impact of COVID-19 on the workers’ compensation system. The webinar will be presented by Jeff Rush, Workers’ Compensation Program Manager, and attorney Jessica Tyndall from Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes. This special event will be held on April 1, 2020 at 10:00 am.
Below is a summary of the areas to be covered. Members will also be given a time to pose questions of the presenters.
- Overview of infectious disease claims and threshold for compensability
- Instructions for employees seeking treatment for COVID-19
- The process of investigating such claims (including potential eligibility for employees working at home)
- The benefits available to employees affected by COVID-19 (including those whose colleagues have sustained injuries)
Note that this webinar is intended for Authority members and partners only. For information on how to participate or for questions, contact Jeff Rush, Workers’ Compensation Program Manager, by email or at (562) 467-8707.
A recording of the webinar will be available on cjpia.org after it airs.