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Robert Wilson is President & CEO of WorkersCompensation.com, and "From Bob's Cluttered Desk" comes his (often incoherent) thoughts, ramblings, observations and rants - often on workers' comp or employment issues, but occasionally not.

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When Beauty's Workers' Comp Booty Is Illegal Looty

In the "you can't make this crap up" department, we heard the story last week of a beauty pageant contestant in California who has been ...

Riding the Fastest Park Bench Ever at Another AASCIF Conference

The annual American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) conference, held this year in the Washington, DC area, is now just a fond memory, ...

On Exclusive Remedy, I So Warned You Thusly

In an episode of the hit television show "The Big Bang Theory", leading character Dr. Sheldon Cooper, in admonishing his friends over his correct assumptions ...

Bob Woodward Discusses Leadership at AASCIF

Using humor and some fairly blunt examples, Washington Post Associated Editor Bob Woodward discussed "Presidential Politics and the Price of Leadership" at the AASCIF 2014 ...

Former SAIF CEO Rocklin Asks Oregon to Pay Her Legal Defense in Plotkin Suit

Former SAIF CEO Brenda Rocklin has asked the Oregon Department of Justice to pay for her legal expenses related to the lawsuit brought by John ...

Drunk and Pants Less Teacher Makes Lasting First Day Impression

An Oklahoma woman on Monday had a remarkable first day on the job. She met new people, got new pants, got to ride in a ...

Mr. Wordsmith Goes to Washington; AASCIF and the State Fund Firewall Problem

I am heading to the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) 2014 annual conference in Washington, DC next week. As regular readers know ...

An Offer Expires, Plotkin to File Amended Complaint Monday, At Will Versus For Cause, Owning the SAIF Brand, and What Will Likely Never Be

It is a hodgepodge report today on Oregon workers' compensation agency SAIF and the miscreant proclivities of some of its leaders. In what is likely ...

NFL Wearables Could Be the Personal Black Box for Workplace Accidents

I can't believe I am talking about "wearables" for the second time in a week. I wrote about this on Monday with a discussion on ...

Anonymous Letter to SAIF Customers Spells Trouble for the Agency

It came in the mail this morning. It was an anonymous note, explaining that the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services “Proof of Coverage ...

Wearables and Workers' Comp, or How Did Kevin Connors Birthday Get on My Smart Watch?

During a session at the CCWC Conference in Anaheim, CA earlier in the month, one of the presenters said something that struck a chord with ...

Was John Plotkin Doomed the Day He Started at SAIF?

As the saga of John Plotkin's abrupt and improper termination drags on, thousands of SAIF documents continue to shed light on the story as well ...

Banning the Home Based Workplace Jumping Jack

A California appeals court recently ruled in favor of a correctional officer who had filed a claim for workers’ compensation. His injury? He was hurt ...

Robber Sues Restaurant and Police For On The Job Injuries

A man serving 15 years in prison for robbery is suing the same Delaware pizza place that he tried to rob. Nigel Sykes, 23, has ...

California Cost Containment Strategy #23 - Kill All the Claimants (Alternate Title - Dead Men Abuse No Drugs)

The Medical Board of California has established a Prescribing Task Force dedicated to producing revised Pain Management Guidelines, and their initial work has been released ...

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