(a) Pursuant to Labor Code Section 139.6, the Administrative Director shall appoint a person or persons thoroughly familiar with the Workers' Compensation Program in California to be responsible for informing the general public, labor unions, employees, employers, claims administrators, medical providers and all other interested parties of the rights, benefits and obligations of the workers' compensation law, including the creation and existence of the Information and Assistance Program.
(b) In each district office of the Division of Workers' Compensation (Workers' Compensation Appeals Board) and at the Division headquarters the Administrative Director shall appoint an Information and Assistance Officer, and such Deputy Information and Assistance Officers as the work of the district office and headquarters may require. The Administrative Director shall provide office facilities and clerical support appropriate to the functions of such Information and Assistance Officer.
NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 133, 139.6, 5307.3 and 5450, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5450-5455, Labor Code.
1. Amendment filed 2-16-95; operative 2-16-95. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 95, No. 7).