News

Listed below are articles written by SDRMA staff that appeared in recent California Special District Magazines. The articles contain information related to SDRMA programs and coverages, recent news and laws passed affecting California public entities and other valuable information. Just click on the titles below to view the articles.

May/June 2014

  • Labor law–Exhaustion of administrative remedies required

March/April 2014

  • Filing a Claim with a Public Agency

January/February 2014

  • SDRMA Spring Safety/Claims Education Day
  • Legal Updates

November/December 2013

  • SDRMA Safety/Claims Education Day at CSDA Annual Conference
  • Legal Update

September/October 2013

  • New OSHA Safety Training Requirements

July/August 2013

  • Dangerous Conditions of Public Property

May/June 2013

  • SDRMA Safety/Claims Education Day
  • California DMV Driver’s Pull Program
  • Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Ruling

March/April 2013

  • Presumptive Injuries

January/February 2013

  • SB 1038 Signed into Law for 2013

November/December 2012

  • Overview of SB 863 – Workers’ Compensation Reform
  • SDRMA Safety/Claims Education Day at CSDA Annual Conference

September/October 2012

  • Public Playground Safety
  • 2012 Legal Updates

July/August 2012

  • CalPERS – Publicly Available Pay Schedule Required
  • Public Entity Vicarious Liability

May/June 2012

  • SDRMA Safety/Claims Education Day
  • Safety Alert – Heat/Illness Prevention Training

March/April 2012

  • What is a Whistleblower?

January/February 2012

  • SDRMA Safety/Claims Education Day in Sacramento – March 27, 2012
  • New Laws for 2012

SDRMA’s 25th Anniversary Article


November/December 2011

  • 2012 Labor Law Posters Coming Soon!
  • Loss Prevention Alert – Copper Wire Theft

September/October 2011

  • Annual Safety Awards
  • At-Will Employment
  • New Company Nurse Telephone Triage Program

July/August 2011

  • Independent Contractors
  • Harassment Legal Update

May/June 2011

  • SDRMA Safety/Claims Education Day
  • Going and Coming Rule

March/April 2011

  • New Laws for California in 2011

January/February 2011

  • 2011 Labor Law Posters
  • Brown Act Review

November/December 2010

  • Annual Safety Awards
  • Contractor Insurance Requirements
  • Director Appointments

September/October 2010

  • What is Cal-OSHA and what do they want?

July/August 2010

  • Employer Liability: Going and Coming Rule
  • Maintaining a Professional Office Environment

May/June 2010

  • SDRMA Safety/Claims Education Day
  • Workers’ Compensation Update

March/April 2010

  • Employment Notice Posters Mailed
  • New Laws for 2010

January/February 2010

  • Board of Director Resignation; Appointment
  • Legal Update – Emergency Parking Lane
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