Assemblyman Jose Solorio is at it again. This time he has proposed a bill, AB 947, that would “cost the California workers’ compensation system an additional $200 to $210 million a year, a legislative fiscal analysis said,” according to the Sacramento Business Journal.
Currently, a California worker can receive payment for a temporary disability caused at work for 104 weeks within a five-year period. Solorio’s AB 947 would allow temporary disability benefits for up to 240 weeks – nearly five years, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading