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Carve-Outs/Alternative Workers' Compensation Programs

Provisions of workers' compensation reform legislation, implemented through Labor Code Sections 3201.5 and 3201.7, allow employers and unions to form a labor-management alternative workers' compensation program also known as a carve-out. A key feature of most carve-outs is an alternative dispute resolution process. This section includes both research and guidebooks on carve-outs.

How to create a workers' compensation carve-out in California: Practical advice for unions and employers, 2006

Carve-outs in workers' compensation: an analysis of experience in the California construction industry, September 1999

Project description
Status: completed

April 2010