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Labor-management (carve-out) agreements

"Carve-out" programs allow employers and unions to create their own alternatives for workers' compensation benefit delivery and dispute resolution under a collective bargaining agreement. Eligibility of parties to participate in a program must be approved by the administrative director of the Division of Workers' Compensation. The requirements to participate and the elements required to be in "carve-out" programs are contained in Labor Code section 3201.5 (for the construction industry) and Labor Code section 3201.7 (for all other industries), as well as California Code of Regulations, title 8, sections 10200-10204.

Participating Programs

Forms

Historical Reports

Carve-out program: A report on activities for the calendar years 2004 - 2011
Carve-out program: A report of activities for the calendar year 2010
Carve-out program: A report on activities for the calendar years 2004 - 2009
Carve-out program: A report of activities for the calendar year 2008
Carve-out program: A report of activities for the calendar years 2004- 2007
Carve-out program: A report of activities for the calendar year 2006

Additional Information

How to Create a Workers’ Compensation Carve-out in California: Practical Advice for Unions and Employers, CHSWC (2006)

April 2014