Oakland, CA – California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted the 2011 ethics advisory committee’s annual report on its Web site. The workers’ compensation ethics advisory committee is a state committee independent from the DWC, that is charged with reviewing and monitoring complaints of misconduct filed against workers’ compensation administrative law judges.
The EAC meets at regular intervals to review complaints of judicial misconduct and to make recommendations to the Chief Judge and the Administrative Director of the DWC if a complaint warrants a formal investigation by the Administrative Director’s staff.
Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 9722, the Ethics Advisory Committee is composed of nine members, each appointed by the Division of Workers’ Compensation’s Administrative Director for a term of four years. The EAC’s composition reflects the constituencies within the California workers’
Among its responsibilities, the ethics advisory committee is required to make a public report each year summarizing activities in the previous calendar year.
The 2011 annual report may be viewed or downloaded at the DWC Web site: CA DWC Ethics Advisory Committee 2011 Annual Report (PDF)
Source: CA DWC