Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D. is the host for this edition which reports on the following news stories: California is Losing Legal Battles Over Corporate Director Diversity Laws. Murderer Serving Life Sentence is Lead Defendant in $2M EDD Fraud. O.C. Physician Assistant Sentenced for Selling Blank Opioid Prescriptions. Three Face Charges for $128K State Fund Premium Fraud. Multiple Carriers to Share $2.4M Restitution Order After Fraud Conviction. Inflation Triggers Increase in California Minimum Wages. Cal/OSHA Fines Companies $1.75M for Confined Space Fatality. WCRI Studies Chiropractic Care for Workers with Low Back Pain. Probation ends Nurse’s Controversial Conviction for Medication Error. Sedgwick Acquires Orchid Medical a National Care Service Provider.