Bulletin No. 70-05
November 3, 2005

Proposed revisions to benefit notice regulations, informational fact sheets and sample benefit notices are the subject of a DWC online forum

The Division of Workers' Compensation has posted an online forum for members of the public to use to review and comment on a draft of proposed revisions to the benefit notice regulations contained in Title 8, California Code of Regulations, sections 9810 through 9813.1. The regulations have been updated to provide better notice to injured workers of their rights and to include recent statutory changes in benefits.

All changes to the existing regulations and sample benefit notices are shown in an underline/strikeout format.

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

Comments will be accepted at the forum until 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005. Please feel free to participate in this important process.