Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2000
Time: 10:00 am until business is completed
Place: The San Francisco Civic Center Complex
455 Golden Gate Avenueth Street
(between Polk and Larkin)|
Auditorium B-100
San Francisco, California



    1. Call to Order

    2. Minutes from the December 16, 1999 meeting
        Tom Rankin, Chair

    3. Report on Workers' Compensation and the California Economy

      • Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
        Frank Neuhauser, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley

    4. Update on CHSWC Study of Permanent Disability by Rand

      • Robert Reville, Ph.D., Economist, Rand

    5. Evaluating the Judicial Function

      • Ernest C. Friesen, former Dean of the National Judicial College

    6. Update on Labor Code Section 5814 Issue
      Update on Workers' Compensation Anti-Fraud Activities

      • Thomas J. McBirnie, Esq., Consultant

    7. Report on CHSWC Study of Workers' Compensation Pharmaceutical Costs
      Update on CHSWC Study of Vocational Rehabilitation

      • Frank Neuhauser, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley

    8. Report on Recommendation for Information to Injured Workers

      • Charles Lawrence Swezey, Esq., Consultant
        Juliann Sum, Esq., Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley

    9. Other Business / Public Questions / Comments / Adjournment
    10. Note: The agenda may be adjusted, if necessary, depending upon the time needed for discussion of each item.