Newsline No. 54-07
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July 13, 2007

Division of Workers' Compensation posts public disability accommodation regulations to online forum for public comment

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has posted its proposed public disability accommodation regulations to an online forum where members of the public may review and comment on the proposal.

The proposed changes are in the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, sections 9708.1 through 9708.5. In accordance with state and federal disability law, the proposed regulations address the disability accommodation process used to assist members of the public who participate in the services, programs and activities of the DWC.

The forum can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/WCJudicial.htm. Please click on "current forums" at the top of the page.

Comments will be accepted at the forum through Jul. 23, 2007. Please feel free to participate in this important process.

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