As part of its administration of the California Workers' Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP) and the Standard Classification System, the WCIRB performs studies to ensure that USRP provisions and classifications are in line with the California economy and changes to various industries. The following studies are currently in progress and could potentially lead to recommendations to amend applicable USRP provisions effective January 1, 2017.
In response to numerous inquiries concerning how certain types of remuneration are treated with respect to basis of exposure, staff will conduct a holistic review of the USRP’s basis of exposure provisions listed a Part 3, Section V, Rule 1, Payroll – Remuneration, and Appendix II, Payroll/Remuneration Table. The objective of this study is to propose enhancements as necessary to improve clarity, consistency and accuracy and to benchmark against other jurisdictions. This study will be conducted in two or more phases and will include but is not limited to reviewing remuneration rules applicable to restricted stock units, cafeteria benefit plans, the Davis-Bacon Act and various types of bonuses.
The WCIRB last conducted a comprehensive review of the property management industry in 2003. The current study will review, and as appropriate, recommend changes to the classifications listed below to clarify, update and enhance classification descriptions and provide direction as to their application, including the procedures for classifying operations at mixed-use properties and for employers with multiple types of properties under management.
This study will review, and as appropriate, recommend changes to the classifications listed below to clarify, update and enhance classification descriptions and provide direction as to their application at locations where multiple levels of care are provided to residents.