Weekly Podcast - July 8, 2024

Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D. is the host for this edition which reports on the following news stories: Sub-Rosa Justifies City of Downey’s Termination of Injured Police Officer. DLSE Imposition of Labor Code Penalties on Contractor Affirmed on Appeal. 193 Defendants Charged for Over $2.75 Billion in Fraudulent Health Care Claims. American Labor Alliance Executives Convicted of $2.4M Worker’s Comp Fraud. Pharmacist Charged with Submitting Over $300M in Fraudulent Claims. Former Camarillo Insurance Agent Sentenced to 16 Years for $1.2M Scam. Newsom’s Budget Woes Delay Start of Healthcare Minimum Wage Hike. Cal/OSHA Adopts Indoor Heat Protection Standard With Prison Exemptions. Per-Page Fees Under New Fee Schedule Drive Med-Legal Costs Up Sharply. Workers’ Comp is in a “Total System Breakdown” – For California Firefighters.