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Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC)

Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation


CHSWC logo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 22, 2013

CONTACT:
Lachlan Taylor
(510) 622-3959


Commissioners Kristen Schwenkmeyer and Angie Wei Reappointed
by Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg


OAKLAND -- The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) is pleased to announce that Commissioners Kristen L. Schwenkmeyer and Angie S. Wei were reappointed to the Commission by Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Chair of the Senate Rules Committee. Ms. Schwenkmeyer, a Democrat from Hermosa Beach, is President of Gordon & Schwenkmeyer, Inc., a telemarketing and fundraising firm established in 1985. Ms. Wei, a Democrat from Oakland, is the Legislative Director for the California Labor Federation, the state AFL-CIO.

CHSWC, created by the workers' compensation reform legislation of 1993, is charged with examining the health and safety and workers' compensation systems in California and recommending administrative or legislative modifications to improve their operation. CHSWC was established to conduct a continuing examination of the workers' compensation system and of the state's activities to prevent industrial injuries and occupational diseases and to examine those programs in other states.

Information about CHSWC is available at CHSWC. Information may also be obtained by writing to CHSWC at 1515 Clay Street, 17th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612; by calling (510) 622-3959; by faxing a request to (510) 622-3265; or by emailing chswc@dir.ca.gov.

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