Calif. committees pass bills to expand COVID presumption

California legislative committees on Thursday and Friday passed bills that would reduce the time employers have to accept liability on some workers compensation claims and extend for another two years COVID-19 presumptions. The Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed S.B. 1127, would reduce to 75 days from 90 days the time employers have to accept … Read more

Ramlila committees in Delhi to pay less rent for venues: BJP leaders

Ramlila committees in Delhi will have to pay less rent for venues and get required permissions from various civic agencies without any hassle, BJP leaders said after a meeting with Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena on Friday. They also claimed the timing of Ramlila programmes will be extended from 10 pm to … Read more

Calif. committees advance comp bills before deadline

Fiscal committees in both chambers of the California Legislature combined to pass a half-dozen bills ahead of Friday’s deadline to advance bills, including one that would punish employers who delay claims. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted 5-1 to pass S.B. 1127, which would reduce the time employers have to accept liability for a … Read more

At mercy of zealous residential committees, Shanghai’s locked-down vent frustration By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The closed entrance of a residential area is pictured during lockdown amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 5, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo 2/2 By David Stanway and Brenda Goh SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Last week, Elizabeth Liu and her husband were excited about the prospect of leaving … Read more

At mercy of zealous residential committees, Shanghai’s locked-down vent frustration

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters David Stanway and Brenda Goh Article content SHANGHAI — Last week, Elizabeth Liu and her husband were excited about the prospect of leaving their Shanghai residential compound for the first time in over a month. All but one building in the compound had just been … Read more