Oakland, CA – The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) announces the reappointment of Nicholas Roxborough to the Commission.
Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon reappointed Roxborough as an employer representative to serve on the Commission through December 31, 2025.
Roxborough is the co-managing partner of Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani, LLP, and specializes in representing insured and self-insured employers as well as large stakeholders in complex workers’ compensation insurance and regulatory issues.
A total of eight (8) Commissioners are appointed by the governor and the legislature. Labor Code 75 establishes that two of the employer members and that two of the labor members of the Commission shall be appointed by the governor for a sub-total of four (4) members. The Senate Committee on Rules and the Speaker of the Assembly shall each appoint one employer and one labor representative for a sub-total of four (4) members.
CHSWC is charged with examining the health and safety and workers’ compensation systems in California and recommending administrative or legislative modifications to improve their operation.
The commission was established to conduct a continuing examination of the workers’ compensation system and of the state’s activities to prevent industrial injuries and occupational illnesses and to examine those programs in other states.