On October 16, 2020, a settlement agreement was reached in a class action lawsuit against the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and certain individual Blue Plans. If approved by the Court, the settlement will establish a $2.67 billion fund for payments to members of the settlement classes.

Postcards were recently mailed to potential class members informing them of the settlement. Please click here for a brief summary of the settlement provisions and how you may be affected.

David Zanze

On May 20, 2021, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board (Board) convened a public meeting to review proposed revisions to the November 2020 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) on COVID-19 Safety in the workplace. It was anticipated that the rules would be readopted with the revisions and sent to the Office of Administrative Law for an abbreviated five-day public notice and comment period as an emergency action before taking effect. 

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