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The presiding workers' compensation judge may assign a pro tempore workers' compensation judge to any conference hearing calendar including rating mandatory settlement conferences or status conferences. The name of the pro tempore workers' compensation judge shall appear on the notice of hearing. Failure to object to the assignment within five days of service of notice of conference hearing shall constitute a waiver of any objection to proceeding before the pro tempore workers' compensation judge assigned to the mandatory settlement conference hearing, rating mandatory settlement conference or status conference
Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 123.7, 5309 and 5310, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 5-25-82; designated effective 7-1-82 (Register 82, No. 22).
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-19-2002; operative 1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).
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