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Independent Contractor Bill Approved by Legislature; Governor Expected to Sign

Arguably the most hotly contested bill in the Capitol this year, AB 5 (Gonzalez, D-San Diego) put the Legislature squarely in the center of the debate on an issue that insects with the California Supreme Court, the gig economy, labor unions and independent contractors. Meant to codify the Supreme Court’s “ABC test” as a result Read More…

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12 Ways to Strengthen the LTSS Workforce

by Dr. Robyn I. Stone During National Workforce Development Month, let’s all take definitive action to strengthen the LTSS workforce. Now that Labor Day has come and gone, we’re heading into a 30-day celebration of workers called National Workforce Development Month. Both of these annual celebrations give providers of aging services myriad opportunities to acknowledge Read More…

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Jennifer Kent Resigns as DHCS Director

News broke late yesterday regarding the Director of the Department of Health Care Services, Jennifer Kent’s sudden resignation. Later, reports surfaced of the Director’s criticism of “anti-vaxers” as “flat-earthers.” Ms. Kent was appointed as Director of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) in January of 2015 and oversees a department staff of almost Read More…

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Your California Property Insurance is on the Rise, And for many the Rise is Significant.

By: Kevin Veitia, Area Senior Vice President, from Gallagher and Jeff Bianchi, Senior Vice President of CRC, a member of CRC Property Practice Advisory Committee.   For the past few years, property insurance, for the most part, has flown under the radar.  Property owners have grown accustomed to very little change when it came to Read More…

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LeadingAge California President and CEO Named to Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 15, 2019CONTACT:Eric Dowdy (edowdy@leadingageca.org), (916) 469-3376 SACRAMENTO – Today, California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly announced the launch of the Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee, which will include LeadingAge California President and CEO Jeannee Parker Martin. The committee will advise in the development of a Master Read More…