Juliann J. Sum, JD, ScM

Juliann J. Sum, JD, ScM

Attorney, Industrial Hygienist
School of Public Health
Labor Occupational Health Program
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-5120
jsum@berkeley.edu
510-643-7593 Fax: 510-643-5698
Work and Health Initiative
Labor Occupational Health Program
Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
 
Current Research Interests
• 
Rights of low-wage, immigrant, injured workers
•  Return-to-work programs
•  Integration of workers' compensation with general health care
•  Interplay of workers' compensation, disability rights, health care law, and public benefits
 
Key Publications

Sum, J. & Rose Inda, D. (2012, March). Providing medical services to low-wage workers with job injuries: Model tools and instructions for community health centers [booklet]. Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley, and the Watsonville Law Center.

Sum, J. (2011, June), If your employer is illegally uninsured: How to apply for workers’ compensation benefits [booklet]. Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley.

Sum, J. (2011, June), For workers’ compensation clients: Facts about other benefits in California [factsheet]. Worksafe, Inc., and UC Berkeley.

Sum, J. (2010, February). Helping injured workers return to work: Practical guidance under workers’ compensation and disability rights laws in California [handbook], and Best practices in returning an injured employee to work [factsheet]. Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley.

Neuhauser, F., Sum, J., Baker, C., & David, R. (2008, June). Integrating group health and workers' compensation medical care [factsheet]. Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley.

Sum, J. (2006, November). Workers' compensation in California: A guidebook for injured workers (3rd ed.) and Compensación del trabajador de California: Una guía para los trabajadores lesionados (3rd ed.) Institute of Industrial Relations and Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley.

Sum, J. (2006). How to create a workers' compensation carve-out in California: Practical advice for unions and employers [booklet]. Institute of Industrial Relations and Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley